NILSSON, Eleanor. Scottish, b. 1939. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: High school teacher, 1960-61; Adelaide Teachers' College, Adelaide, South Australia, lecturer in English, 1962-68; lecturer in English, South Australia College of Advanced Education, 1971-90; University of South Australia, Adelaide, lecturer in English, 1991-92; currently full-time writer. Publications: Parrot Fashion, 1983; The Rainbow Stealer, 1984; Tatty, 1985; A Bush Birthday, 1985; Heffalump?, 1986; The 89th Kitten, 1987; Pomily's Wish, 1987; Mystery Meals, 1987; There's a Crocodile There Now Too, 1987; Heffalump? and the Toy Hospital, 1989; A Lamb Like Alice, 1990; The Black Duck, 1991; The House Guest, 1991; Writing for Children, 1992; Graffiti Dog, 1995; Outside Permission, 1996; The Experiment, 1996; Pearl's Pantry, 1996; Tiptoe round a Pony, 1998; No One, 1999; The Bell of Germelshausen, 1999; The Way Home, 2001; Helping Out, 2003. Address: 416 Main Rd, Coromandel Valley, SA 5051, Australia.