Verily Anderson


Born
in The United Kingdom
January 12, 1915

Died
July 16, 2010

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Born in 1915, Verily Anderson was the daughter of a clergyman (the Rev. Rosslyn Bruce), and was educated at Edgbaston High School for Girls, Birmingham, and Normanhurst School, Sussex. She studied at the Royal College of Music, in London, and worked in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry from 1939 to 1941. In 1940, she married Captain Donald Anderson, and had five children - one son and four daughters. In addition to her children's books - most notably, the "Brownie" series - she wrote a number of volumes of autobiography, and worked for the BBC from 1946 through 2002. She died in 2010.

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Brownies on Wheels

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Beware of Children

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