Authors » Ivor Knight
Ivor Knight, born in 1934 in Perth, was declared a ‘neglected child’ in 1938 and placed in the custody of the Christian Brothers. He survived the Castledare, Clontarf and Tardun orphanages, being expelled in 1949. He worked on sheep and cattle stations, with a short stint in the navy, until he married in 1962. In 1968, he joined the Western Australian Prison Service and rose through the ranks to Superintendent. He was in charge of the prisons at Roebourne, Fremantle and Greenough. He took early retirement in 1991. He currently holds senior positions in a number of organisations, and is a Justice of the Peace at Midland.
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Out of Darkness 1998
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.