Australian Children's Laureate Alison Lester has published many beautiful books set in country Australia. Alison spends part of every year traveling to schools in remote areas, using her books to help children and adults write and draw about their own lives.
Does this picture remind you of your family? This artwork is by Alison Lester from her book 'Are We There Yet' and it's part of the Look exhibition of Australian illustrators! What other artworks can you find in this gallery?
Then onto the School of the Air where teacher Vicki Skoss lead Alison in an exciting one-hour session with 70 kids from the remotest areas of the Northern Territory. Everyone had their This is My Place materials at the ready. With a constant stream of messages coming through on chat they were extremely excited to meet Alison and watch her draw and paint live. Alison Lester - Australian Children's Laureate.
Kids Antarctic Art Exhibition. 'The Fin' - Rowan Reed with Alison Lester Inkjet printed image on watercolour paper hand-coloured with watercolour. 2007. “Caroline saw a huge black fin on the bow wave of the ship.”
Noni the Pony by Alison Lester. This reading could be used to address ENe-1A, by especially focussing on the final four content points in the outcome. http://syllabus.bos.nsw.edu.au/english/english-k10/content/857/