Alexander S. Foxhall

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Alexander S. Foxhall
Born 25 October 1969[1]
McLaren Vale, Australia[2]
Nationality Australian
Known for Children's Author
Home town Budgewoi, New South Wales, Australia
Religion Christian
Spouse(s) Karen Louise Foxhall née Smith
Children eight
Parents Peter Christopher Foxhall and Glenda Jill "Jill" Foxhall née Pender
Relatives Second cousin to Kimberley Busteed

Alexander Sterling Foxhall (born 25 October 1969) is an Australian-based children's author.

Life[edit]

Foxhall was born to Peter Christopher Foxhall and Glenda Jill "Jill" Foxhall née Pender in 1969, the eldest of four children of that marriage, his father having a son by his first wife.

Foxhall is a publisher and reserve Royal Australian Air Force officer as well as an author. He is married with eight children. Since late 2007, he has worked in the corrective services industry. He is currently correctional manager operations at Parklea Correctional Centre near Blacktown, New South Wales.

Until late 2009, Foxhall ran the Peranga post office and general store and was Peranga Community Association president.[3]

Works[edit]

He stated that

I was a big fan of Enid Blyton as a youngster, and really enjoy the looks on my children's faces when I read her works to them. I want people to have similar experiences with my books.[2]

Following in his parents' Christian faith Foxhall's books generally have a religious basis.

~ My grandma has gone to heaven / by Alex S. Foxhall ; illustrations by Annabelle Nieuwenhuizen by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Vereeniging, South Africa. : Christian Art Publishers, 2000; second edition 2002

~ My ouma is hemel toe / by Alex S. Foxhall ; illustrations by Annabelle Nieuwenhuizen (Afrikaans language) by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Vereeniging, South Africa. : Christian Art Publishers, 2000; second edition 2002

~ The woodcutter's son : an original fairytale / by Alexander S. Foxhall ; artwork by Noel Foley by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld. : Peranga Books, 2002

~ Silly Willy / by Alexander S. Foxhall ; artwork by Noel Foley by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld. : Peranga Books, 2002

~ George's hunt for treasure : activity book / by Alexander S. Foxhall ; artwork by Timothy Foxhall by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld. : Peranga Post Publishers, 2002

~ No is an answer too / Alexander S. Foxhall ; artwork by Daniel Heck by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld. : Peranga Post Publishers, 2003

~ The king's magnificent garden / [Alexander S. Foxhall ; artwork by Wendy Holm] by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld. : Peranga Post, 2004

~ Half a century of bowls : a history of the Peranga & district bowls club / Alexander S Foxhall by Foxhall, Alexander S., 1969– Published Peranga, Qld : Peranga Post Publishers, 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian National Library cat logue". Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Authorsden article". Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  3. ^ "Township keen to honour veteran". 2005. Retrieved 23 November 2008.