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:  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
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
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
Book Cover:  Terrible Plop

Here is the story of the Terrible PLOP, with a bear and a rabbit, and a hop hop hop.

But what is the PLOP? And where does it hide?

Open the book and look inside . . .




Here is the story of the Terrible PLOP, with a bear and a rabbit, and a hop hop hop.

But what is the PLOP? And where does it hide?

Open the book and look inside . . .




Published: 25/05/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535272

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27 Jan 2016
Quentin Blake to illustrate rediscovered Beatrix Potter Tale
  Beatrix Potter’s THE TALE OF KITTY-IN-BOOTS was recently rediscovered by Penguin Random House Children’s, over 100 years after it was originally writtenLondon – 26 January 2016In September 2016, Frederick Warne & Co., Beatrix Potter’s original publisher and an imprint of Penguin Random House Children’s, will publish a brand-new tale by one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, Beatrix Potter.

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