KEMP, Gene. British, b. 1926. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Teacher, St. Sidwell's School, Exeter, 1962-74; Lecturer, Rolle College, 1963-79. Publications: Tamworth Pig series, 1972-92; The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler, 1977; Gowie Corby Plays Chicken, 1979; Dog Days and Cat Naps, 1980; The Clock Tower Ghost, 1981; No Place Like, 1983; Charlie Lewis Plays for Time, 1984; The Well, 1984; Jason Bodger and the Priory Ghost, 1985; McMagus Is Waiting For You, 1986; Juniper, 1986; I Can't Stand Losing, 1987; Room with No Windows, 1989; Just Ferret, 1990; Matty's Midnight Monster, 1991; The Mink War, 1992; Wanting a Little Black Gerbil, 1992; Roundabout (stories), 1993; Wacky World of Wessley Baker, 1994; Zowey Corby's Story, 1995; Dog's Journey Home, 1996; Rebel Rebel, 1997; Tyke Tiler Terrible Joke Book, 1997; The Wishing Tower, 1998; The Hairy Hands, 1999. EDITOR: Ducks and Dragons, 1980; Puffin Book of Ghosts and Ghouls, 1992. Address: c/o Laurence Pollinger Ltd, 3rd Floor, Goldsmiths House, 137-141 Regent St., London W1B 4HZ, England.