A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-wining author and illustrator Frane Lessac.
What is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the week? You'll uncover these exciting facts when you explore the A to Z of Australia - from Bondi to Kakadu and all the way to Taronga Zoo. Discover why Australia is one of the most amazing countries in the world!
Frane Lessac is an author and illustrator of international renown, having over forty children's books published throughout the world. She was born in the USA and lived on the Caribbean island of Montserrat and London before moving to Australia. Frane has contributed her distinctive paintings to many critically acclaimed children's picture books, including My Little Island, a Reading Rainbow feature book. Also, On the Same Day in March was named a Top Ten Science Books by ALA Booklist. Frane's contribution to Amnesty International's We Are All Born Free, celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, has been translated into more than 30 languages and was a USBBY Outstanding International Book. Her latest books include The Mayflower, written by Mark Greenwood and published by Holiday House, Midnight, to be published by Candlewick Press in 2015 and A is for Australia, published by Walker Books Australia in early 2015.
The Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) is the biggest industry event on the nation’s literary calendar to acknowledge the best books and finest talent in the book business. - Longlist
The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award to recognize great books from fifteen SCBWI regional divisions around the world. - Shortlist
The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has been supporting Australian writers and illustrators since our inception in 1945. - Shortlist
Imprint: WALKER BOOKS AUST
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NON S
Release Date: January 1, 2015
Dimensions: 258 x 267mm, 48pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock