Children, dolls and imagining national history: Cockledon's History of Golland by Kathleen Buchanan Rouse 1887

Stream: Session C
Date: Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Speaker(s): Ursula Dubosarsky

URSULA DUBOSARSKY was born in Sydney and is the author of over 60 books for children and has been awarded several 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 and was the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2020–2021. She has taught creative writing at Sydney University and the University of Technology, Sydney and has a PhD in Children’s Literature from Macquarie University. She is currently a member of the Library Council of NSW. One of her novels for children, “Abyssinia”, was inspired by the juvenilia writings of Kathleen Rouse.