Ursula Dubosarsky

Ursula Dubosarsky is widely regarded as one of the most talented and original writers in Australia today. She is the author of many outstanding books, both for young adults and for children, and has won several national literary awards. In 2007 The Red Shoe won the Queensland Premiers Award, the NSW State Literary Award - Young Adult, and was an Honour Book in the CBC Book of the Year Award: Older Readers. Ursula has a PhD in English literature from Macquarie University, and lives in Sydney with her family.

Books by Ursula Dubosarsky

Brindabella

Published: April 2018

From an extraordinary novelist and an award-winning illustrator comes this lyrical and unforgettable story about a boy and the untameable wildness of a hand-reared joey.

The Blue Cat

Published: April 2017

From the multi-award-winning author of The Red Shoe comes a haunting story about a boy who can't - or won't - speak about his past in war-torn Europe, and his friendship with a young Australian girl.

Reindeer's Christmas Surprise

Published: November 2015

This distinctly Australian Christmas story about the joy of giving and the importance of family was created by the highly acclaimed picture book team of Ursula Dubosarsky and Sue deGennaro.

The Talkative Tombstone: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 6

Published: November 2014

Perplexing puzzles, mind-boggling mazes and cracking codes feature in this series of stories about a pair of guinea-pig detectives -- Coco Carlomagno, the easily startled Chief of Police, and his more sensible cousin, Alberta.

The Quivering Quavers: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 5

Published: August 2014

Perplexing puzzles, mind-boggling mazes and cracking codes feature in this series of stories about a pair of guinea-pig detectives -- Coco Carlomagno, the easily startled Chief of Police, and his more sensible cousin, Alberta.

The Dismal Daffodil: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 4

Published: May 2014

Perplexing puzzles, mind-boggling mazes and cracking codes feature in this series of stories about a pair of guinea-pig detectives - Coco Carlomagno, the easily-startled Chief of Police, and his more sensible cousin, Alberta.

The Missing Mongoose: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 3

Published: July 2013

The third delightfully funny detective story and puzzle book for 6 to 8 year olds from a bestselling duo.

The Looming Lamplight: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 2

Published: June 2013

Perplexing puzzles, mind-boggling mazes and cracking codes feature in this series of stories about a pair of guinea-pig detectives - Coco Carlomagno, the easily-startled Chief of Police, and his more sensible cousin, Alberta.

The Perplexing Pineapple: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 1

Published: May 2013

Perplexing puzzles, mind-boggling mazes and cracking codes feature in this series of stories about a pair of guinea-pig detectives - Coco Carlomagno, the easily-startled Chief of Police, and his more sensible cousin, Alberta.

The Golden Day

Published: April 2011

A beautiful, haunting novel from the author of the multi-award-winning The Red Shoe. Set in 1967, and imbued with the atmosphere and psychological intrigue of Picnic at Hanging Rock.

The Red Shoe

Published: April 2006

From one of Australia's finest writers for young people comes this evocative novel juxtaposing the inner life of three girls, the undercurrents of their parents' marriage and the political dramas of the adult world.

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