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Alison Lester

  • 5 stars across 50 books
    Alison Lester is the well-known creator of many popular and award-winning children's books, many of which reflect her own country childhood. The Snow Pony was shortlisted for both YABBA and KOALA awards, reflecting its popularity with young readers of horse stories. The Quicksand Pony was shortlisted for the National Children's Award, Festival Awards for Literature in 1998, and in 1999 was the winner of the WA Young Readers Book Awards. Her picture book Are We There Yet? was the winner of the 2005 CBC Book of the Year - Picture Book award...Alison Lester was Australia's Children's Laureate in 2012 and 2013.
    2nd July 2009

    Dinosnore!

    Three young dinosaurs are having lots of fun trying to wake their sleepy Mum up, but nothing seems to work. All she doe... More

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    15th February 2015

    Hoot

    (5 reviews)
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    5th July 2007

    Roar!

    Bold lions love roar, roar, roaring, While cubs play - racing, chasing . . . Young children will love meeting all t... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Splash

    Old Bear and his friends take a trip to the seaside! While the other toys play in the sand, Little Bear goes to sea in a... More

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    18th July 2005

    Moo

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    14th January 2019

    Imagine

    Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we would go nowhere.... More

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    1st September 2004

    Magic Beach

    Visit a perfect beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, build sandcastles, beachcomb, explore rock-poo... More

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    1st January 2012

    The Quicksand Pony 15th Anniversary Edition

    ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13'Biddy, I'm sorry, we're going to have to leave her."What?' Biddy ... More

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    6th May 2016

    Happy and Sad

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    2nd August 2001

    My Dog

    Six simple and colourful stories - perfect for early reading. Read about Milly Bean, Jungle Queen: snakes, bears, tigers... More

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