- Rosemary Harris (writer)
Rosemary Jeanne Harris (born 1923,
London) is a British writer of fictionfor children.
Harris attended school in
Weymouth, and then studied at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, the Chelsea School of Artand the Courtauld Institute. She served in the British Red CrossNursing Auxiliary Westminster Division during World War II, and has worked as a picture restorer, a reader for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and a children's book reviewer for " The Times" from 1970 to 1973. She won the Carnegie Medalin 1968 for "The Moon in the Cloud". This book was the first in a trilogy dealing with a child's adventures in ancient Egypt. The subsequent books were "The Shadow on the Sun" and "The Bright and Morning Star". The book was also the basis for a 1978 episode of the BBC series " Jackanory".
* [http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/livingarchive/title.php?id=90 Brief biography of Rosemary Harris] at the
*imdb title|0765904|Jackanory: The Moon in the Cloud
* [http://farah-sf.blogspot.com/2005/02/we-are-all-doomed-rosemary-harris.html Review of "A Quest for Orion" by Rosemary Harris]
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