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Wall, Dorothy (1894–1942)

Dorothy Wall, n.d.

Dorothy Wall, n.d.

National Archives of Australia, A1200:L11708

The death occurred at a Neutral Bay private hospital of Mrs Dorothy Badgery, well known as Dorothy Wall, author of children's books. Miss Wall's books, which she illustrated, included the Blinky Bill series, and Bridget and the Bees. Before she became ill, she was working on a book about the Rats of Tobruk, and had completed a set of illustrations. She was a New Zealander, and had lived in Australia for more than 20 years. Her son, Peter, now 16 years of age, was the origin of some of "Blinky Bill's" remarks and observations.

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'Wall, Dorothy (1894–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/wall-dorothy-8959/text25267, accessed 20 September 2020.

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Dorothy Wall, n.d.

Dorothy Wall, n.d.

National Archives of Australia, A1200:L11708