Ethel Turner

Ethel Turner (1873-1958) was an English-born Australian novelist and children's literature writer. She started her writing career at eighteen with her sister Lillian, with whom she founded the Parthenon, a journal for young people. After qualifying as a nurse and midwife, Jenny studied various aspects of fine art and writing. James and Gillian worked together at ELT materials developer International Language Teaching Services, and now run their own ELT business at ELT Essentials in Australia's New South Wales.