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Jenny Pausacker (born November 2, 1948 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian children's and young adult author. She has written over seventy books. In 2000, she wrote A Tale of Two Families for Scholastic Australia's My Story series
Pausacker won her first literary competition prize at the age of ten, shortly after the death of her father. She finished her first novel at the age of sixteen, whilst attending Methodist Ladies' College, Melbourne, though it was rejected. Pausacker went on to do a Bachelor of Arts with Honors at Melbourne University in 1969, and a Master of Arts in 1972. In 1972 her first book was published, a picture book entitled The Three Dragons.
She began working as a freelance author in 1980 and has published over seventy books since then.
- A Tale of Two Families (2000)
- What Are Ya? (1987)
- Getting Somewhere (1995)
- How To Tell Your Parents That You're Straight (1998)
- Mr Enigmatic (1999)
- Sundogs (2001)
- The Perfect Princess (2003)
- Dancing On Knives (2004)