Ursula Dubosarsky was born and lives in Sydney wanted to be a writer from the age of six. She is the author of over 60 books for children of all ages, and has won many national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. She has also been nominated internationally for the Hans Andersen and Astrid Lindgren awards. She is the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2020-2021. Her most recent books are “Pierre’s Not There” illustrated by Christopher Nielsen and “The March of the Ants”, illustrated by Tohby Riddle. In her spare time she likes reading cake recipes and playing the ukulele.