Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Dr Belle Alderman has been appointed Member of the Order of Australia for her services to children's literature as a researcher and mentor to emerging writers and illustrators.
Dr Alderman developed and now manages the Lou Rees Archives for Australian Children's Literature.
"It enables authors, illustrators, writers, publishers and others to have a place they can direct people to come and do research," she said.
"We have people from all over the world that visit the Lou Rees Archives."