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The Red Shoe Paperback – 1 April 2006

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This mesmerizing novel sets the fear and joys of childhood against a particular social reality in prose that is intriguing, amusing and disconcerting to the reader. Duborsarsky is a writer who ought to be better known outside her native country. 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

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Ursula Dubosarksy is a multi-award winning novelist and one of Australia's finest writers for children. She was born in Sydney in 1961. After studying several languages at university, she taught French to primary school children. She then travelled to Israel where she spent one of her most memorable years on a kibbutz. Since 1989, Ursula has published many award-winning books including The White Guinea-Pig, The First Book of Samuel, High Hopes and Abyssinia. Her work is recognised overseas as well as in Australia: the Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English describes her as 'one of the most original voices in Australian writing for young people'. Ursula Dubosarsky is the Australian Children's Laureate for 2020 - 2021.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ A & U Children; Ill edition (1 April 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1741142857
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1741142853
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 14 - 18 years
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.97 x 1.52 x 20.32 cm
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