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Born: Established: New York (State),
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Frane Lessac studied at the New School for Social Research, New York City and also at the University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles. She has travelled extensively and her illustrated books are often based on her journeys. Lessac has exhibited her paintings internationally.

Lessac and her family divide their time between southwestern Australia and New York. She is an assistant regional adviser for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) in Western Australia and has participated in many workshops involving the process of writing and illustrating books.

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Awards for Works

A Is for Australian Animals 2017 single work picture book children's

'A factastic tour of Australian animals, by award-winning author-illustrator Frané Lessac!

'Australia is full of the most amazing animals on the planet! What animal has six thumbs? What animal produces square poo? What animal is made up of 95 per cent water and is highly venomous? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic tour of Australian animals.' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Eva Pownall Award for Information Books
A Is for Australian Animals 2017 single work picture book children's

'A factastic tour of Australian animals, by award-winning author-illustrator Frané Lessac!

'Australia is full of the most amazing animals on the planet! What animal has six thumbs? What animal produces square poo? What animal is made up of 95 per cent water and is highly venomous? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this factastic tour of Australian animals.' (Publication summary)

2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Eva Pownall Award for Information Books
A is For Australia 2014 single work picture book children's

'What is the Fremantle Doctor? Where is Qui Qui? And why are some islands named after days of the week? You'll uncover these exciting facts when you explore the A to Z of Australia - from Bondi to Kakadu and all the way to Taronga Zoo. Discover why Australia is one of the most amazing countries in the world! ... Includes high interest facts and full colour illustrations of diverse locations throughout the country. All states represented. Indigenous content included.' (Publisher's abstract)

2016 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2016 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2016 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
2016 winner West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Hoffman Award
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