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Alison Lester

Last week I attended the ALEA ( Australian Literary Educators Association ) conference in Darwin where I gave a talk about making books in remote indigenous communities and shared a session with Jackie French about being the Australian Children’s Laureate. View from my room at the Darwin ALEA Con...
Buk Bilong Pikinini - Papua New Guinea Flying to Papua New Guinea - My view from the plane At the end of May I went to Papua New Guinea for the inaugural PNG Author’s seminar, put on by a wonderful organisation called Buk Bilong Pikinini. BbP aims to foster a love of reading and learning, rai...
Our Island The children of Gununa,Alison Lester and Elizabeth HoneyPenguin 2014      Our island lies beneath a big blue sky, surrounded by the turquoise sea. Turtles glide through the clear salt water. And dugongs graze on the banks of seagrass… And so begins the text of a most stunning pict...
Author and illustrator Alison Lester loves that her job involves making story books not just for children but WITH them. Alison's work has resulted in some amazing artwork and publication of new books by the children themselves. Some artwork from Alison's student's is shown below. Alis...