- 24 January 1872
Balby, Yorkshire, England
- 8 April 1958
Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
- Alternative Names
- Curlewis, Ethel (married name)
- Turner, Ethel (pen name)
Ethel Turner's first book, Seven Little Australians, was published in 1894. Translated into ten languages, it was made into a stage play in 1915 and a film in 1939. In 1953 it was televised in Britain, and in 1973 and 1975 by the Australian Broadcasting Commission.