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Lessac, Frané

Overview
Works: 64 works in 235 publications in 3 languages and 19,081 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  History  Biography  Military history  Art  Pictorial works  Legends 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S6172, E
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Publications about Frané Lessac
Publications by Frané Lessac
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Most widely held works by Frané Lessac
My little island by Frané Lessac( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
A young boy goes with his best friend to visit the little Caribbean island where he was born
The chalk doll by Charlotte Pomerantz( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Rosy's mother remembers the pleasures of her childhood in Jamaica and the very special dolls she used to play with
Capital! : Washington D.C. from A to Z by Laura Krauss Melmed( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Rhyming text and illustrations present the sights of Washington, D.C., from A to Z
On the same day in March : a tour of the world's weather by Marilyn Singer( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Highlights a wide variety of weather conditions by taking a tour around the world and examining weather in different places on the same day in March
Clouds by Anne F Rockwell( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Describes different types of clouds and how to identify them
The fire children : a West African creation tale by Eric Maddern( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Norwegian and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the West African tale about the creation of the world and all its different peoples
Nine o'clock lullaby by Marilyn Singer( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
While Mama reads a sleepytime tale at 9 p.m. in Brooklyn, people have a snack in the pantry at 2 a.m. in England, the cat knocks over the samovar at 5 a.m. in Moscow, a family has a barbecue at noon in Australia, and the sun is setting at 6 p.m. in Los Angeles
The distant talking drum : poems from Nigeria by Isaac Olaleye( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Poems describe life and customs in a Nigerian village
Camp Granada : sing-along camp songs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
Presents the lyrics for an assortment of popular camp songs, such as "Rise and Shine," "The Peanut Song," "Do Your Ears Hang Low," "This Land Is Your Land," and "Kum Ba Yah."
Island counting 1 2 3 by Frané Lessac( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Counts from one to ten, featuring pictures and brief rhyming text with a Caribbean island theme. On board pages
O Christmas tree by Vashanti Rahaman( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
A boy wants an evergreen tree for Christmas in this story set in the West Indies
The wonderful Towers of Watts by Patricia Zelver( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Describes how an Italian immigrant built three unusual towers in his backyard in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles
Good rhymes, good times : original poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
A collection of original poems ranging in topic from sounds in the city to the seasons to bedtime
Queen Esther saves her people by Rita Golden Gelman( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of how a beautiful Jewish girl became the Queen of Persia and saved her people from death at the hands of the evil Hamen
The Mayflower by Mark Greenwood( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
"The three-thousand-mile trip was crowded and dangerous, and there was trouble when the passengers settled in Plymouth for a bitter, cold winter. However, their determination was ultimately rewarded; the Pilgrims adjusted to the New England climate thanks to help from local Native Americans and soon celebrated their first harvest in the New World."--Amazon.com
Caribbean carnival : songs of the West Indies by Irving Burgie( score )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A collection of calypso, a uniquely West Indian musical expression
The donkey of Gallipoli : a true story of courage in World War I by Mark Greenwood( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Jack and Billy grew up in South Shields, England, where a river carried great ships out to sea. During summer vacation, they led donkeys along the beach for a penny a ride. As they paced the sands of their small town, Jack dreamed that one day he would sail away on a great adventure. Jack's wish came true. During World War I, he served as a stretcher bearer on the battlefields of Gallipoli, Turkey. When stretchers ran short, Jack enlisted the help of a donkey named Duffy, and together these unlikely heroes worked tirelessly, carrying wounded soldiers from the battlefront to the beach hospital. This is a true story of one man and his donkey, and the twist of fate that brought two boyhood friends together one last time
Not a copper penny in me house : poems from the Caribbean by Monica Gunning( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing the activities of various children living on a Caribbean island
Monday on the Mississippi by Marilyn Singer( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Describes scenes along the Mississippi River over the course of a week, beginning in Minnesota when it is a tiny stream and going all the way to the gulf coast of Louisiana. Includes a section of historical information about the river
The turtle and the island : a folktale from Papua New Guinea by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
This folktale explains how the great sea turtle builds the island of Papua New Guinea and brings the first man and the first woman to its lush shores
 
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Alternative Names
Frané Lessac Australian writer
Frané Lessac schrijfster uit Australië
Lessac, Frane
레삭, 프라네
Languages
English (119)
Chinese (1)
Norwegian (1)
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