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Under the Southern Cross

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Published: September 2020
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Author: Lessac
BIC Subject: People & places (Children's / Teenage)
 
Published: 01-Sep-2020
Format: Paperback, 32 pages, 260x250mm
ISBN: 9781760651718
Stock Code: 0651718
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From the bestselling and award-winning creator of A is for Australia and A is for Australian Animals comes a new narrative nonfiction picture book, which explores Australia after dark.


Night-time in Australia, animals are waking, people are exploring, discoveries are being made - under the Southern Cross.

What makes ribbons of colour swirl in the sky? What are the spooky balls of light that bounce across the outback? What animal lays eggs that look like squishy ping-pong balls? Where can you watch a movie with bats circling overhead? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic picture book tour of Australia after dark.

A delightful companion to Under the Milky Way.

From the bestselling and award-winning creator of A is for Australia and A is for Australian Animals comes a new narrative nonfiction picture book, which explores Australia after dark.


Night-time in Australia, animals are waking, people are exploring, discoveries are being made - under the Southern Cross.

What makes ribbons of colour swirl in the sky? What are the spooky balls of light that bounce across the outback? What animal lays eggs that look like squishy ping-pong balls? Where can you watch a movie with bats circling overhead? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic picture book tour of Australia after dark.

A delightful companion to Under the Milky Way.


Frané Lessac is an author and illustrator of international renown, having nearly fifty children's books published throughout the world. She was born in the USA and lived on the Caribbean island of Montserrat, as well as in London, before moving to Australia.Frané loves to travel and create books based on her worldwide journeys. She has contributed her distinctive paintings to many critically acclaimed children's picture books including, The Legend of Moondyne Joe which won the West Australian Premier's Children's Book Award, and Simpson and His Donkey, a CBCA Honour Book that was also selected as a USBBY Outstanding International Book. In 2019, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga, written by Traci Sorell, was awarded the Robert F. Sibert Honor Book Honor medal, the Orbis Pictus Honor Book medal and the Boston Globe Horn Book Honor medal.
 
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