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Alison Lester

  • 4 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.
    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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    15th February 2015

    Hoot

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    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 does... More

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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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    1st February 2019

    Imagine

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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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    1st May 2013

    One Clucky Hen: Read Along with Alison Lester Book 4

    ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13One fat hen, sitting on her eggs.Two new chicks on tiny little leg... More

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    1st May 2013

    Green as a Bean: Read Along with Alison Lester Book 3

    ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13Red as a rocket,or an apple in my pocket.Pink as a jelly,or a jar ... More

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    4th January 2001

    Snow Pony

    ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13Only Dusty can ride the wild Snow Pony.And no one but Dusty will t... More

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    1st May 2005

    Imagine

    ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13Imagine an Australian children's classic.Imagine yourself deep in ... More

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