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              Books by Ursula Dubosarsky

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              Ask Hercules Quick

              Ask Hercules Quick (Hardback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Joyner, Andrew

              • RRP: $22.99
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              'How much money do I have in my piggy bank?' asked Hercules. 'Actually,' said Aunt Alligator, 'I don't think you have a piggy bank, Hercules.' Hercules sighed. No piggy bank, no money. I need a job, he thought. That's what I need. He got out his paints, his paintbrush and a big p...iece of plain paper. On the paper, he painted some words. NEED SOMETHING DONE? ASK HERCULES QUICK!
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              ISBN 9781760296827
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-9 years
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              Boy Who Could Fly and Other Magical Plays for Children

              Boy Who Could Fly and Other Magical Plays for Children (Paperback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula

              • RRP: $21.99
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              Have you ever wished you could fly? Well a boy called Icarus and his father built themselves wings out of feathers and wax. Up they flew into the huge blue sky. But it wasn't as easy as it looked! Here are eleven easy-to-read, exciting and funny plays for children, based on stori...es from ancient Greek and Roman myths, where all sorts of very strange things can happen! A girl becomes a spider, a statue comes to life, a couple turn into a pair of lions and that's just a few of the startling transformations. Inspired by the Roman poet Ovid's Metamorphoses, these plays by multi award- winning author Ursula Dubosarsky, with lively illustrations by new illustrator Amy Golbach, are great fun for group performance, reading aloud, or just curling up by yourself with your eyes wide open, ready to be amazed! AUTHOR: Ursula Dubosarsky was born in Sydney and is the author of over 60 books for children and young adults. She has won several national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards. She has also been nominated for both the Hans Christian Anderson and Astrid Lindgren international awards for children's literature. She has published another book with Christmas Press: Two Tales of Twins from Ancient Greece and Rome, illustrated by David Allan (2014). Amy Golbach studied design at the University of Technology, Sydney, but it is drawing that has been her chief love from age three. Amy's freelance work has included book covers for other titles by Ursula Dubosarsky, as well as illustrations for A Miniature Christmas (Christmas Press, 2018). Amy currently lives in North London and enjoys walking in the nearby woods. SELLING POINTS: Multi award-winning author Easy, accessible plays for children are in great demand by schools Great way to introduce children to Greek and Roman myth Successfully tested by drama teachers Plays individually published in The School Magazine First print edition of the collected plays Lively illustratio
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              ISBN 9780994528094
              Published NZ 1 Jul 2019
              Publisher Christmas Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Puffin Nibbles: The Deep End

              Puffin Nibbles: The Deep End (Paperback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Vane, Mitch

              • RRP: $15.99
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              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.

              ISBN 9780143305279
              Published NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Series Aussie Nibbles
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              Fairy Bread
               

              Fairy Bread (Paperback, New title)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Vane, Mitch

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              Becky only wants fairy bread for her birthday party so she and her mother make fairy bread, lots of it. But no one eats it and Becky won't let it be thrown away. She thinks of lots of things to do with the fairy bread - making doll's clothes and book marks, but there is still so ...much left! For ages 6 to 10.
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              ISBN 9780141311753
              Released NZ 7 May 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Series Aussie Nibbles
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              Midnight at the Library

              Midnight at the Library (Hardback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Brooks, Ron

              • RRP: $29.99
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              Age range: 5+ In Midnight at the Library, critically-acclaimed author, Ursula Dubosarsky, and award-winning illustrator, Ron Brooks, traverse space and time, telling the story of a book throughout history. Dubosarsky and Brooks piece together the story of a book that was opened a...nd loved, given and taken, closed and lost, found and forgotten before being discovered, uncovered and preserved at the library. Beautifully written and splendidly illustrated, this is a story about the inception, creation and preservation of books and culture. This evocative children's bookhas vast educational potential and is sure to captivate the hearts of book-lovers across the nation, encouraging them to find their own book of wonder. Brilliantly evocative and exceptionally engaging, there is something undeniably magical about Dubosarsky and Brooks' timeless and ageless story, Midnight at the Library.
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              ISBN 9780642279316
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2018
              Publisher National Library of Australia
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              The Blue Cat

              The Blue Cat (Paperback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula

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              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.

              ISBN 9781760292294
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Quivering Quavers: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 5

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

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Denton, Terry

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              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.

              ISBN 9781743319512
              Published NZ 23 Jul 2014
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
              Series Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta)
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              The Red Shoe
               

              The Red Shoe (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula

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              Six-year-old Matilda lives in 1950s Sydney with her parents and two sisters. Filtering through her eyes is the mad and marvellous world of that era and, punctuated by the headlines of the time, the lives of the three girls are juxtaposed against the undercurrents of their parents...' marriage and the political dramas of the adult world. 14+.
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              ISBN 9781741142853
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2006
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Tim and Ed

              Tim and Ed (Hardback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Joyner, Andrew

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Here is Tim. Here is Ed. Same ears, same eyes, same feet, same head. From much-loved storyteller Ursula Dubosarsky comes this bouncing story about two cheeky koalas who think they are exactly the same. Brought to life by Andrew Joyner's classic artwork Tim and Ed is a tale to be ...read with laughter and enjoyed by all.
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              ISBN 9780670074631
              Published NZ 22 Oct 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              Brindabella

              Brindabella (Paperback)

              By Dubosarsky, Ursula; Illustrated by Joyner, Andrew

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              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.

              ISBN 9781760112042
              Published NZ 28 Mar 2018
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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