Parkinson, Siobhan

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PARKINSON, Siobhan. Irish, b. 1954. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Novels. Career: Royal Irish Academy, assistant editor, 1980- 83; freelance editor, 1983-87; C.J. Fallon Ltd., editor, 1987-89; CBT Systems, head of technical writing, 1989-95; Focus Ireland, editor and writer, 1995- 97; Town House publishers, managing editor, 1998-; writer and freelance editorial consultant. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Off We Go…The Dublin Adventure, 1992; Off We Go…The Country Adventure, 1992; The Leprechaun Who Wished He Wasn't, 1993; All Shining in the Spring, 1995; Cows are Vegetarians, 2001; Animals Don't Have Ghosts, 2002. FOR YOUNG ADULTS: Amelia, 1993; No Peace for Amelia, 1994; Sisters…No Way!, 1996; Four Kids, Three Cats, Two Cows, One Witch (Maybe), 1997; the Moon King, 1998; Breaking the Wishbone, 1999; Call of the Whales, 2000; The Love Bear, 2002; Kathleen: The Celtic Knot, 2003. FOR ADULTS: The 13th Room, 2003. EDITOR: Home: An Anthology of Modern Irish Writing, 1996; A Part of Ourselves: Laments for Lives that Ended Too Soon, 1997. Address: 7 Kenilworth Park, Dublin 66W, Ireland. Online address: [email protected]