Waller, Jane (Ashton)

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WALLER, Jane (Ashton)

WALLER, Jane (Ashton). British, b. 1944. Genres: Recreation, History, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Artist, writer; ceramist, glass blower; Woolly Thinking, knitting company, specializing in fashions from 1920s-1960s, owner, currently; guest on television and radio programs. Publications: A Stitch in Time: Knitting and Crochet Patterns from 1920- 1950, 1972; Some Things for the Children, 1974; A Man's Book, 1977; The Thirties Family Knitting Book, 1981; Below the Green Pond (juvenile novel), 1982; The Man's Knitting Book, 1984; (with M. Vaughan-Rees) Women in Wartime, 1987; (with M. Vaughan-Rees) Women in Uniform, 1989; Hand Built Ceramics, 1990; (with M. Vaughan-Rees) Blitz: The Civilian War, 1940-1945, 1990; Saving the Dinosaurs (juvenile novel), 1994; The Sludge Gulpers (juvenile novel), 1997; Colour in Clay, 1998; The Human Form in Clay, 2001. Address: c/o Mike Shaw, Curtis Brown, Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP, England.