A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-winning author and illustrator Frané Lessac - includes jigsaw puzzle.

Packaged in a handy slipcase is the book A is for Australia where you find the answers to factastic Australian facts like: what is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the week? You’ll also find an 150 piece jigsaw puzzle of the Great Barrier Reef! Solve the puzzle, read the book and discover why Australia is one of the most amazing countries in the world!


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 book is A is for Australian Animals, to be published by Walker Books Australia in 2017.


This is a unique alphabet book that will enlighten and entertain any child or adult who reads it.

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A is for Australian Animals is a must read for any Australian.

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Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Crystal Kite Award
WAYRBA, Hoffman Award
WAYRBA, Picture Book
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