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A is for Australia

By Frané Lessac
Illustrated by Frané Lessac

A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-wining author and illustrator Frané 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 Zof Australia – from Bondi to Kakadu and all the way toTaronga Zoo. Discover why Australia is one of the most amazingcountries in the world!

  • Winner, Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia and New Zealand Division, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, 2016
  • Notable Book, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 2016
  • A celebration of Australian places and culture, released in time to coincide with Australia Day.

About the author

Frané 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. Frané 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. Frané’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.

ISBN: 9781922179760
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: January 1, 2015
Dimensions: 250 x 260mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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