Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: Frané Lessac
Illustrator: Frané Lessac
Publisher: Candlewick Press
When we think of Australian animals, a kangaroo or a koala most often come to mind. But have you ever heard of a Quokka or a Yabby? A Is for Australian Animals covers thirty-eight of the captivating and interesting animals found only in Australia. For each letter of the alphabet, the author describes one or two Australian animals that start with that letter. Each page has a description of that animal and includes additional facts for those who want to learn more. There are many amazing animals to be discovered only in Australia.
A Is for Australian Animals includes interesting facts paired with beautiful illustrations. Written and illustrated by Frane Lessac, this book will engage both children and adults that love learning about fascinating animals. The book has many facts about each animal, so readers may choose to read more in-depth about the animals they are interested in. It also contains maps to show where in Australia each animal is found. Useful both in classrooms and homes, A Is for Australian Animals will teach all readers about the wonderful animals found Down Under.