Ursula Dubosarsky




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Ursula Dubosarsky

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Ursula Dubosarsky is an award-winning author of numerous books for children and young adults. About The Golden Day, her first book with Candlewick Press, she says, "The little girls watch, wonder, respond, change, and grow — and then their childhood is gone, forever. This element of the story, I suppose, is at least partly autobiographical. But, as I say — all of our teachers come home safe and sound in the end." Ursula Dubosarsky lives in Australia.


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The First Book Of Samuel
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Dear Spies,

The Word Spy (aka The Word Snoop) is excited to see that one of her pangrammatic inventions features in the (very hard!) acrostic puzzle in the New York Times last weekend -click here and have a look!

What the puzzle uses is something the Word Spy wrote in the first Word Spy book:
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“Today, girls,' said Miss Renshaw, 'we shall go out into the beautiful Gardens and think about death.”
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“The year began with the hanging of one man and ended with the drowning of another.”
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“They came out into the sunshine and the wind, one after the other like dice falling from a cup.”
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Ursula Dubosarsky Thanks for your lovely message Genie - lovers of words AND guinea pigs are destined to be friends!


Eugenia (Genie In A Book) Dear Ursula,
Thank you so much for accepting my friend request
I have thoroughly enjoyed all your novels that I have read so far (especially The Word Spy books) and look forward to reading more of your work.

Best wishes,
Genie

PS. I love guinea pigs too (as you can see from my dp) and have 2 of my own :)


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