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us: Bingham, Jane, 1952-



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    • found: The Usborne illustrated thesaurus, 1996: t.p. (Jane Bingham)
    • found: BL letter from author, 14 Mar. 2002 (Jane Elizabeth Bingham, born 20 Oct. 1952)
    • found: InfoBase Publishing website, 18 Feb. 2013: author details for "Women at war" (Jane Bingham is an experienced author for young adults; she worked in publishing for 13 years before becoming a full-time writer in 2001 and has since written more than 100 titles, most of them on history and social issues; editor and coauthor for the "Usborne world history encyclopedia", and has written titles for series on key events in history, 20th-century lives, world art and culture, and great women leaders; a major contributor to the "Encyclopedia of the medieval world", she is also the author of Facts On File's "Costumes of the ancient world")
    • found: Bloomsbury Publishing 18 Feb. 2013: author details for "Who's who in art and design" (Jane Bingham writes for children and teenagers; has written over 60 books, many of which specialise in art and history; some of her recent titles include an introduction to illusion art and guides to African, Indian and Aboriginal art; has also written a collection of classical myths, a book of knights' tales, and many versions of classic stories; lives in Oxford)
    • found: Royal Literary Fund website, 18 Feb. 2013: former fellows (Jane Bingham, Fellow at Oxford Brookes University; most of her writing is for children and teenagers; over the past 12 years, she has written more than 100 books covering subjects as various as bullying, ballet and the human body, but her favourite topics are history and art; one of her most successful series, "Through artists' eyes" (Heinemann-Raintree), explores interpretations of such universal themes as war, science and love; in 2009 she published her first adult title "A cultural history of the Cotswolds")
    • found: Her Europe, ©2007: t.p. (Jane Bingham) CIP info (access point: Bingham, Jane, 1968-)
    • found: Email from author, February 22, 2013 (Jane Bingham, born 1952 is indeed author of Europe, published by Heinemann/Raintree)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Do not confuse with US-based Bingham, Jane, 1941- [n79110197], formerly Professor of Children's Literature at Oakland University who has written/edited on the topic of children's literature]
    • [The present author is a prolific writer of children's nonfiction on diverse subjects for publishers such as Facts on File, Heinemann Raintree, Hodder Wayland, Usborne, etc.]
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    • 2013-02-18: new
    • 2014-05-21: revised
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