PHIPSON, Joan. Australian, b. 1912. Genres: Young adult fiction. Career: Freelance writer and grazier. Publications: Good Luck to the Rider, 1953; Six and Silver, 1954; It Happened One Summer, 1957; The Boundary Riders, 1962; The Family Conspiracy, 1962; Threat to the Barkers, 1963; Birkin, 1965; The Crew of the Merlin (in U.S. as Cross Currents), 1966; A Lamb in the Family, 1966; Peter and Butch, 1969; The Haunted Night, 1970; Bass and Billy Martin, 1972; The Way Home, 1973; Polly's Tiger, 1973; Helping Horse (in U.S. as Horse with Eight Hands), 1974; Bennelong, 1975; The Cats, 1976; Fly into Danger, 1977 (in Australia as The Bird Smugglers, 1979); Hide till Daytime, 1977; Keep Calm (in U.S. as When the City Stopped), 1978; No Escape (in U.S. as Fly Free), 1979; Mr. Pringle and the Prince, 1979; A Tide Flowing, 1981; The Watcher in the Gardens, 1982; Beryl the Rainmaker, 1984; The Grannie Season, 1985; Dinko, 1985; Hit and Run, 1985; Bianca, 1988; The Shadow, 1989. Died 2003.