• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0155

Curlewis, E. Jean

(1898 – 1930)
  • Born 1 January, 1898, New South Wales Australia
  • Died 31 December, 1930
  • Occupation Author


E. Jean Curlewis was the daughter of Ethel Turner. Before passing away she wrote a number of books including The Sunshine Family: A Book of Nonsense for Girls and Boys, with her mother.


Daughter of Ether Turner and Herbert Raine Curlewis. The author of mainly children’s publications, she was married to M L Charlton.

Sources: http:penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/usrpages/collect/ethel.html accessed 17/10/01;
http://www.pcug.org.au/~efp/megangen/ftree.htm#Philippa accessed 24/10/01


Published resources

  • Book
    • The Sunshine Family: A Book of Nonsense for girls and Boys, Turner, Ethel and Curlewis, Jean, 1923
    • Beach Beyond, Curlewis, Jean, 1923
    • The Dawn Man, Curlewis, Jean, 1924
    • Drowning Maze, Curlewis, Jean, 1922
    • Christmas in Australia, Curlewis, Jean. And Feint, Adrian (decorated by), 1928
    • Verse Writing for Beginners, Curlewis, Jean, 1925
  • Resource

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Eleanor Dark, 1910-1974 [manuscript]

Related entries

  • Mother
    • Turner, Ethel (1870 - 1958)