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Morag Loh Morag Loh i(A16263 works by) (a.k.a. Morag Jeanette Loh)
Born: Established: 1935 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Morag Loh has been a freelance oral historian, lecturer, scholar, curator of photography and writer of children's stories. Her work deals extensively with the immigrant experience, especially that of immigrant women and their children, and some of her works include The Immigrants (1977) with Wendy Lowenstein (q.v.), Growing up in Richmond (1979), Children in Australia : an outline history (1980) with Sue Fabian (q.v.), People and Stories from Indo-China (1982) and The Left-Wing Ladies : the Union of Australian Women in Victoria, 1950-1999 (2000) with Sue Fabian (q.v.).

Her unpublished plays include 'Snail and the Hare' (1983), 'Wu Sung Fights the Tiger' (1983), 'Glimpses of Richmond' (1983), 'Tombolas Go Historical' (1985) and 'Right Royal Panto' (1986).

Loh is a former member of the Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs.

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • For information about this author's works for children not included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2003).

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Grandpa and Ah Gong South Melbourne : Hyland House , 1995 Z827291 1995 single work picture book children's 'When Mandy's Chinese grandfather comes from Malaysia for a visit she is afraid that he and her Aussie grandpa will not get on. Fortunately they discover they have an interest in common: making kites for Mandy!' (Source: bookseller's website.)
1996 commended Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature Picture Book and Younger Readers
y separately published work icon Tucking Mummy In Sydney : Ashton Scholastic , 1987 Z831745 1987 single work picture book children's Mummy falls asleep while one of her little daughters is telling the bedtime story. What can the two little girls do?
1988 commended Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature
1988 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
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