Jean Ure: Children’s Author
Jean Ure is one of the most prolific children’s authors in the world. She wrote her first novel when she was six years old and spent her teenage years writing.
Dance for Two, was published when she was sixteen and she dropped out of school to continue with her writing.
Jean has worked as a cleaner, a waiter and a nurse. She has also worked at the BBC and as a translator for UNESCO in Paris.
Her books include A Proper Little Nooryeff, Sugar and Spice, Boys Beware and Over the Moon.
- ACHUKA Special Guest – Jean Ure, April 2001, ACHUKA.
- Jean Ure: Q & A, Jeanure.com
- Writer’s Choice 21: Jean Ure, October 25, 2005, normblog.
- Jean Ure Teacher Resource File, Inez Ramsey, James Madison University.
- Authorgraph No. 90, Jane Ure Interviewed by Linda Newbery, January 1995, Books for Keeps.