SILVER, Norman. British (born South Africa), b. 1946. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Poetry. Career: Housefather in remand homes, London and Bristol, 1973-77; dealer in antique paintings, Bath, 1978-83; Technology Centre, Ipswich, teacher of computer programming, 1984-87; 1987full-time writer. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: No Tigers in Africa, 1990; An Eye for Colour, 1991; Python Dance, 1992; A Monkey's Wedding, 2000. POETRY: Words on a Faded T-Shirt, 1991; The Comic Shop, 1992; The Walkmen Have Landed, 1994; Choose Your Superhero, 1998. FOR CHILDREN: Cloud Nine, 1995; The Blue Horse, 1996; Tempe Tempe, 1999.