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Ursula Dubosarsky

Biography

Ursula Dubosarsky

Ursula Dubosarsky wanted to be a writer from the age of six, and is now the author of over 30 books for children and has won several national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier’s literary awards. Apart from fiction and picture books, such as THE TERRIBLE PLOP,  she has also written the non-fiction Word Spy books about the English language. Her latest novels for young adults are THE RED SHOE, set during the Petrov spy crisis in 1954, and THE GOLDEN DAY, set in a girls’ school in 1967.  She lives in Sydney with her family.

Ursula Dubosarsky

Books by Ursula Dubosarsky

by Ursula Dubosarsky - Young Adult 12+

The Vietnam War rages overseas, but back at home, in a year that begins with the hanging of one man and ends with the drowning of another, eleven schoolgirls embrace their own chilling history when their teacher abruptly goes missing on a field trip.