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A Is for Australian Animals

A Is for Australian Animals

A factastic tour of Australian animals, by award-winning author-illustrator Frane Lessac!Australia is full of the most amazing animals on the planet! What animal has six thumbs? What animal produces square poo? What animal is made up of 95 per cent water and is highly venomous? D... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925381009
Barcode 9781925381009
Published 1 August 2017 by Walker Books Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lessac, Frane
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ISBN-13 9781925381009
ISBN-10 1925381005
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books Australia
Imprint Walker Books Australia
Publication Date 1 August 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lessac, Frane
Category Animals
Australian
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 256mm
Height: 268mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 526g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 754886

Description of this Book

Australia is full of the most amazing animals on the planet! What animal has six thumbs? What animal produces square poo? What animal is made up of 95 per cent water and is highly venomous? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic tour of Australian animals.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A is for Australian Animals, combines facts about these animals with deatiled, delightful illustrations. There is one or more animal for every letter of the alphabet, with each given a page or spread containing several facts about the animal against illustrations bringing both the animal and its environment to life. Combining Lessac's gouache illustration style with a range of facts, A is for Australian Animals is both visually and mentally engaging. Suitable for schools and home enjoyment. -- Sally Murphy * Aussie Reviews * This would make a wonderful addition to every Aussie kid's bookshelf or a lovely souvenir for children (or adults) visiting from overseas. -- Carissa Mason * Reading Time * This is a unique alphabet book that will enlighten and entertain any child or adult who reads it. * Read Plus * A is for Australian Animals is a must read for any Australian * Educate Empower * I love Frane Lessac's books. Her artwork is incredibly appealing to kids and adults alike. * The Book Chook * A is for Australian Animals is a most impress nonfiction, alphabet picture book. * Magpies Magazine *

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Author's Bio

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

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