Alison Lester's Wonderful World

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Author
Alison Lester
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genres
Children’s Activity, Children’s Picture Book, Colouring Books
Released
26 October, 2016
ISBN
9781760293130

Alison Lester’s Wonderful World

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Synopsis

Alison Lester started drawing horses when she was a little girl, and she has been making pictures ever since. Her affectionate illustrations of birds, animals, plants and people celebrate the wonderful world around us.In her introduction, Alison recalls getting into trouble for doodling on books, walls and tablecloths, without realising she was doing it. She gives tips on how to draw, encouraging children to try different techniques and to keep on drawing, every day!Pick up your pencils, pens and crayons, and colour the pictures from the stories you've enjoyed over the years - Imagine, Magic Beach, Kissed by the Moon, Noni the Pony and more. 
Alison Lester
About the author

Alison Lester

Alison Lester is one of Australia's most popular and bestselling creators of children's books. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the differences that make them special. In a career spanning decades, Alison Lester has written many books, and won numerous prestigious awards, including the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award for her much-loved classic Are We There Yet? and the CBCA Eve Pownall Book of the Year Award for One Small Island. Her picture books include Kissed by the MoonRunning with the HorsesSophie Scott Goes South and My Dog Bigsy – to name just a few. Alison Lester became Australia's first Children's Book Laureate in 2012, a position shared with Boori Monty Pryor. In 2016, Alison was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for her outstanding achievement in the creation of Australian children's and young adult literature, and in 2018 she became the first children's book writer to win the Melbourne Prize for Literature, for her contribution to Australian literature and cultural and intellectual life.  Alison lives on a farm in the Victorian countryside. She spends part of each year travelling to schools around Australia, helping students and teachers develop their own stories.

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