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Books with author Frane Lessac

  • My Little Island

    Frane Lessac

    Paperback (HarperCollins, June 26, 1987)
    Fiery colors and hundreds of details evoke the sun–drenched beauty, the sweet smells, and the joyful sounds of a jewel–like little Caribbean island that a young boy rediscovers while on a visit with his best friend. Ages 3–6
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  • Island Counting 1 2 3

    Frane Lessac

    Board book (Candlewick, Dec. 26, 2007)
    With vivid colors and an invitingly naive touch, Frané Lessac leads a laid-back counting lesson in true island style.Take a trip to the Caribbean, where one little island offers many exotic items to count! Here the three hilltop houses are painted in tropical hues, the five market ladies wear shady hats, the nine limbo dancers sway on a sunny beach, and the ten wildly dressed children celebrate carnival time. With vivid colors and an invitingly naive touch, Frané Lessac leads a laid-back counting lesson in true island style.
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  • A Is for Australian Animals

    Frané Lessac

    Hardcover (Candlewick, Aug. 7, 2018)
    There are so many amazing animals to be found in Australia — and many of them are found nowhere else in the world.Discover thirty-eight of the weird and wonderful creatures of Down Under — from the iconic kangaroo to the puzzling echidna; from the tiny crusader bug to the enormous saltwater crocodile; from the adorable quokka to the terrifying Tasmanian devil. Did you know that lyrebirds can mimic almost any sound? Or that an oblong turtle has the longest neck of any turtle in the world? Vibrant paintings and fascinating facts introduce readers to a wide array of incredible animals in this vivid celebration of the fauna that makes Australia unique.
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  • Under the Southern Cross

    Frané Lessac

    Hardcover (Candlewick, Dec. 24, 2019)
    This celebratory picture book from Frané Lessac shines a light on beloved nighttime activities under the starry skies of Australia.After nightfall in Australia, families watch movies as bats flit overhead, mysterious orbs of light bounce across the outback, a staircase to the moon appears reflected at the ocean’s edge, and a Ferris wheel offers a citywide view — all under the Southern Cross. Bright and colorful artwork, fascinating natural phenomena, and shared experiences connect people across the country in Frané Lessac’s fascinating tour of Australia at night.
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  • The Little Island

    Frane Lessac

    Hardcover (Macmillan Caribbean, )
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  • My Little Island

    Frane Lessac

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, June 1, 1987)
    My best friend, Lucca, and I are going to visit the little Caribbean island where I was born. It has three-foot-long iguanas and barking frogs; guavas, christophines, mangoes, orange pawpaws, and other juicy fruits; calypso and reggae music; and even its own volcano. It's good to be home again!
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  • Caribbean Alphabet

    Frane Lessac

    Paperback (Macmillan Caribbean, Jan. 26, 2009)
    Contains a collection of colorful paintings, each devoted to a letter of the alphabet portraying scenes from Caribbean life with each subject featured beginning with the same letter.
  • Caribbean Alphabet

    Frane Lessac

    Hardcover (Tambourine, May 1, 1994)
    Presents an alphabet of images from the Caribbean, such as hibiscus, mangoes, and reggae
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  • My Little Island

    Frane Lessac

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, June 26, 1987)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A little boy returns to the Caribbean island of his birth and is enchanted by the sun-drenched beauty, sweet smells, and joyful sounds of island life.
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  • Caribbean canvas

    Frané Lessac

    Hardcover (Lippincott, March 15, 1989)
    The artwork of Franâe Lessac accompanies this collection of poems by various Caribbean poets, including Robert Johnson, Edward Brathwaite, A.L. Hendricks, Evan Jones, and others.
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  • Island Counting 1 2 3

    Frane Lessac

    Paperback (Gardners Books, April 30, 2005)
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  • My Little Island

    Frane Lessac

    Library Binding (HarperCollins, April 30, 1985)
    Fiery colors and hundreds of details evoke the sun-drenched beauty, the sweet smells, and the joyful sounds of a jewel-like little Caribbean island that a young boy rediscovers while on a visit with his best friend. ‘Accurately portrays life [on the island] in a way that is both eye-catching and entertaining.’ —SLJ. A Reading Rainbow Featured SelectionChildren's Books of 1985 (Library of Congress)
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