Author(s): Alison Lester (Illustrator)
The children from When Frank was Four and Clive Eats Alligators share their feelings. Clive laughs when he surprises his mother. Rosie runs a circus. Celeste investigates her mother's wardrobe. Frank hates his new haircut. Nicky writes in the sky. But Tessa snaps snakes.
Alison Lester is one of Australia s most popular children s authors and illustrators. She began illustrating children s books after she had her first child, and today has illustrated more than 25 books for children. Alison has won several awards for her writing and illustrating, including the 1989 CBC Honour Book Award for The Journey Home, and Best Designed Children s Book for Rosie Sips Spiders. When Frank Was Four reached number one in the bestseller list and was also a CBC Notable Book. Alison lives on a farmlet in rural Victoria with her husband and their three children. Previous Books: Isabella s Bed, The Journey Home, Ruby, When Frank Was Four, Clive Eats Alligators, Rosie Sips Spiders, Celeste Sails to Spain, Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo, the Thing series (with Robin Klein)