Cheng, Christopher

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CHENG, Christopher

CHENG, Christopher. Australian, b. 1959. Genres: Children's non-fiction. Career: Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia, public relations assistant, 1981-84; relief/substitute teacher, 1981-84; infants/primary teacher at Bourke Public School, Bourke, Australia, 1984-86, North Sydney Demonstration School, Sydney, 1987, and Dulwich Hill Public School, Sydney, 1994; education officer, Taronga Zoo Education Centre, Sydney, 1987-93; Dymocks Booksellers, Sydney, national children's development manager, 1994-98. Purdue University, author-education consultant, 1998-. Has served as author-inresidence at several public schools. Publications: (with L. Hathorn) Stuntumble Monday, 1990; The Eyespy Book of Night Creatures, 1990; The Eyespy Book of Endangered Animals, 1991; Bancks' Ginger Meggs and Friends Pet Care Book, 1992; The Eyespy Book of Rainforest Animals, 1994; The Eyespy Book of Party Animals, 1995; One Child, 1997; Rainforests, 1998; Alpine Regions, 1998. Author of several educational series books; contributor of articles and reviews to journals. Address: PO Box 279, Newtown, NSW 2042, Australia. Online address: [email protected]