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Aleesah Darlison is a multi-published, award-winning Australian children’s author. She has written over fifty books for children including picture books, chapter books, novels, and series. In January 2021, Aleesah received an Australia Day Award from the Sunshine Coast Council. Aleesah has also won numerous awards for her writing including the 2015 Environment Award for Children’s Literature (Our Class Tiger – Non-Fiction) and an Australian Society of Authors (ASA) Mentorship. Her picture book, Warambi, was a 2012 CBCA Notable Book and was shortlisted for the Eve Pownall Award and the Environment Award. Her picture book, Emerald: The Green Turtle’s Tale was shortlisted for the 2018 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Awards.

Aleesah’s novels include the League of Llamas Series, the Netball Gems Series, the Unicorn Riders Series, the Courtney Little Series, the Totally Twins Series, Space Kids: Sabotage, Running from the Tiger, Awesome Animal Stories for Kids, and Ash Rover: Keeper of the Phoenix. Her picture books include the Endangered Animal Tales Series, Little Meerkat, Warambi, Puggle’s Problem, Stripes in the Forest: The Story of the Last Wild Thylacine, and Mama and Hug (koalas).

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League of Llamas by Aleesah Darlison and Simon Greiner

They're secret agents . . . and they're llamas. Hold on to your hooves, the League of Llamas are here to save the day! With luscious fur, powerful kicks and some seriously llama-tastic accessories, Phillipe Llamar and his friends set out to stop the odious badger, General Bottomburp, in his tracks before he steals their precious Golden Llama statue. Step into a world of ridiculous puns, wild adventures and hilarious distractions with the League of Llamas series, out now. https://www.penguin.com.au/books/league-of-llamas-1-the-golden-llama-9781760894160 #LeagueOfLlamas #AleesahDarlison #SimonGreiner

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Coco, the Fish with Hands | Read aloud by Aleesah Darlison

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/endangered-animal-tales-1-coco-the-fish-with-hands-9781760899226 Coco is a sweet, tiny fish . . . with hands! Come on a journey with Coco the spotted handfish as she searches for a mate and looks for a safe place to hatch her eggs. Go, Coco! Meet some of Australia’s cutest and most vulnerable wildlife in the Endangered Animal Tales picture book series. #CocoTheFishWithHands #AleesahDarlison #EndangeredAnimalTales

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