PRINCE, Alison. Scottish, b. 1931. Genres: Children's fiction, Adult nonfiction, Animals/Pets, Children's non-fiction, Novellas/Short stories, Biography, Poetry, Novels. Career: Elliott Comprehensive School, London, Head of Art Dept., 1954-58; Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow, Fellow in Creative Writing, 1988. Publications: CHILDREN'S FICTION: The House on the Common, 1969; The Red Alfa, 1971, in U.S. as The Red Jaguar, 1972; (with C. Connor) Ben's Fish, 1972; The Doubting Kind, 1975; The Turkey's Nest, 1979, in U.S. as Willow Farm, 1980; The Night I Sold My Boots, 1979; Haunted Children (stories), 1982; Mill Green on Fire, 1982; Mill Green on Stage, 1982; The Sinister Airfield, 1983; Goodbye Summer, 1983; Night Landings, 1983; A Spy at Mill Green, 1983; The Ghost Within (stories), 1984; Hands Off Mill Green!, 1984; The Others, 1984; Scramble!, 1984; Rock On, Mill Green, 1985; A Job for Merv, 1986; Nick's October, 1986; The Type One Super Robot, 1987; How's Business, 1987; The Blue Moon Day, 1988; A Haunting Refrain (stories), 1988; Merv on the Road, 1993; A Dog Called You, 1993; The Sherwood Hero; Magic Dad, 1996; Fergus, Fabulous Ferret, 1997; Fatso's Rat, 1997; Screw Loose, 1998; Dear Del, 1999; Cat Number Three, 2000; (and illustrator) Second Chance, 2000; A Nation Again, 2000; Bird Boy, 2000; Bumble, 2001. CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION: (with J. Hickson) Whosaurus? Dinosaurus!, 1975; Who Wants Pets?, 1988. FOR ADULTS: The Good Pets Guide, 1981; The Necessary Goat (essays on creative thinking), 1992; On Arran (essays), 1994; Kenneth Grahame: An Innocent in the Wild Wood (biography), 1994; Having Been in the City (poetry), 1994; The Witching Tree (novel); Hans Christian Andersen: The Fan Dancer (biography), 1998. Address: Burnfoot House, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran KA27 8QL, Scotland.