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Alison Lester's picture books

Feature image: Original illustration by Alison Lester

Alison Lester is an Australian author and illustrator.  She has published over 25 children’s picture books. Alison grew up on a coastal farm in Victoria, which is reflected in her picture book illustrations and stories. 248 more words

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One Small Island

by Alison Lester and Coral Tulloch

Synopsis: Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand.  A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves. 165 more words


Are we there yet? A journey around Australia

Living up to its name, this exhibition, curated by Books Illustrated, has been exhibited in many venues around rural and urban Australia, and also overseas in Japan and Taiwan. 254 more words

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Good Art is …Child’s Play

Order was restored in Melbourne today after yesterday’s excitement! (see last post and Twitter etc #BorderForce!)

Time for my Saturday recharge at the NGV at the glorious… 195 more words


Sophie Scott Goes South

“The sea was freezing into little pancakes of ice and Dad was anxious to get going.  If we weren’t quick, we’d be stuck at Mawson for the winter!   421 more words


10 Books your toddler will love

Books and library are luxury items back in Laos. But in modern countries like Australia, they are common. When we were living in Laos I used to source children’s books from my sister in the U.S. 280 more words


Are We There Yet?

Author: Alison Lester

Language: English

Summary: Join Grace and her family on their adventurous and sometimes funny expedition. A warm, heartfelt story based on an actual journey. 73 more words