Ursula Dubosarsky (Author)

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Ursula Dubosarsky (Photo credit: Vicki Skarratt 2011)

Photo credit: Vicki Skarratt 2011

Ursula Dubosarsky is widely regarded as one of the most talented and original writers in Australia today. She is the author of over 40 books for children and young adults, which have won a number of national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards. 

Alongside her fiction for older children, Ursula has a wonderful talent for picture books such as the highly popular The Terrible Plop and Too Many Elephants in This House, which have both been adapted as successful stage productions. She has also written the non-fiction Word Spy books about the English language, both of which also won major national awards.

Ursula has a PhD in English literature from Macquarie University and lives in Sydney with her family.

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Book Cover:  Abyssinia
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742283555
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Honey & Bear
Even though Bear is a bear and Honey is a bird, they behave surprisingly like the child in all of us. There are five tales that touch on such universal themes as love, fear, responsibility and friendship. Quality writing, endearing characters and stunning illustrations all combine to make this a timeless treasure of a book.
Even though Bear is a bear and Honey is a bird, they behave surprisingly like the child in all of us. There are five tales that touch on such universal themes as love, fear, responsibility and friendship...
Published: 05/06/2000
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140567816
RRP: $14.95
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Book Cover:  Jerry: Aussie Nibbles
For Martha there is something strange and almost magical about a white horse, even an old one like Jerry.
For Martha there is something strange and almost magical about a white horse, even an old one like Jerry.
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143303022
RRP: $12.95
Book Cover:  My Best Book of Nibbles
This exciting collection from the much-loved Aussie Nibbles series brings together five favourite stories for girls.
This exciting collection from the much-loved Aussie Nibbles series brings together five favourite stories for girls.
Published: 31/10/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143306337
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Return of The Word Spy
Packed with cartoons, games, facts and puzzles, The Return of the Word Spy continues the Word Spy's fascinating journey through the English language.
Packed with cartoons, games, facts and puzzles, The Return of the Word Spy continues the Word Spy's fascinating journey through the English language.
Published: 30/01/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143306146
RRP: $17.99

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30 Oct 2014
2014 Voss Literary Prize shortlist
The following books have been shortlisted for the inaugural Voss Literary Prize‚Äč, convened by the Australian University Heads of English. The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlaneEyrie by Tim WintonFor more information on these awards please vuisit the Voss Literary Prize website.

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