Catharina Fenne Charlotte (Tine) Jager-Meursing was a Dutch author who wrote several books for children and young adults. She was born in 1891 in Amsterdam, and she died in Amersfoort in 1979. Jager-Meursing’s books are known for their humor, their heartwarming stories, and their positive messages. She was a popular author in the Netherlands, and her books have been translated into several languages.
Two of her books, Een Hollands meisje in Australië (1960) and Tot weerziens in Australië (1964), are set in Australia and feature Dutch girls as the protagonists.
Een Hollands meisje in Australië tells the story of a young Dutch girl named Anne who moves to Australia with her family. Anne struggles to adjust to her new life in a foreign country, but she eventually makes friends and begins to feel at home. The book explores themes of cultural adaptation, friendship, and family.
Tot weerziens in Australië is the sequel to Een Hollands meisje in Australië. The story picks up where the first book left off, with Anne and her family still living in Australia. Anne is now in high school and is facing new challenges, both at school and at home. The book explores themes of adolescence, friendship, and family.