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Kirsty Murray is a multi-award winning author of more than 20 books for children and young adults. Her eleven novels include many much loved Australian historical fiction including Bridie’s Fire, India Dark and The Year It All Ended as well as the time-slip adventures The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie and Market Blues. Kirsty has also written popular non-fiction books such as the CBCA Honour Book Topsy Turvy World. Kirsty’s recent releases include Kids Who Did – Real Kids Who Ruled, Rebelled, Survived and Thrived and the warm and funny picture book When Billy was a Dog.
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Books by Kirsty Murray
Billy wants a dog. He really really really wants one. Billy’s parents aren’t so sure. So one morning, Billy takes matters into his own paws.
When the rain stops it’s time to go puddle hunting. Ruby and Banjo and Mum go up the street, and into the park, over the bridge and down to the river flats where the puddles lie waiting
When the future looks dark, courageous kids bring light and hope into the world. Forty true stories celebrate kids who have protested, prayed, rebelled, saved lives, earned a fortune, lost everything, become world-famous, or fought to survive war and oppression
From one of our most gifted storytellers, a novel about the impact of war on those left behind, set in Australia and Europe in 1918-19.