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
Book Cover:  Becky Collection, The
Five Favourite Nibbles from Ursula Dubosarsky and Mitch Vane, put together specially for kids who like doing things differently.
Five Favourite Nibbles from Ursula Dubosarsky and Mitch Vane, put together specially for kids who like doing things differently.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743480663
Book Cover:  Becky Collection, The
Five Favourite Nibbles from Ursula Dubosarsky and Mitch Vane, put together specially for kids who like doing things differently.
Five Favourite Nibbles from Ursula Dubosarsky and Mitch Vane, put together specially for kids who like doing things differently.
Published: 26/06/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143307709
Book Cover:  Carousel, The
From this much-loved author and brilliant new illustrator comes a glowing, timeless picture book that celebrates the enduring wonder of the carousel.
From this much-loved author and brilliant new illustrator comes a glowing, timeless picture book that celebrates the enduring wonder of the carousel.
Published: 31/10/2011
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670074624
Book Cover:  Deep End: Aussie Nibbles, The
 Becky has reached the point in her swimming lessons when she has stopped being a Frog and has moved up to be a Platypus. She has to go into the deep end, and she's not at all sure that she's ready for it. She wishes she could be a Frog for just a little while longer.

 

 Becky has reached the point in her swimming lessons when she has stopped being a Frog and has moved up to be a Platypus. She has to go into the deep end, and she's not at all sure that she's ready...
Published: 27/08/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143305279

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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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