A factastic tour of Australia from A to Z with award-winning author and illustrator Frané Lessac. Now in Big Book size!
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!
In 2016, it was the Winner of the Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, Australia and New Zealand Division, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a Notable Book, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, Children's Book Council of Australia Awards.
Includes high interest facts and full colour illustrations of diverse locations throughout the country. All states represented. Indigenous content included.
"A good reminder that there are plenty of natural and man-made sights to enjoy without a passport ... 4/5 stars." Books+Publishing
Paperback 48 pages 41.5x 40 x 0.5cm
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.
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