Books by Alison Lester
Awards & recognition
Dromkeen Medal Winner
Winner • 2016 • Dromkeen Medal
Melbourne Prize for Literature
Winner • 2018 • Melbourne Prize for Literature
'Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the differences that make them special.'Australian Children's Laureate Project
Classic picture book KISSED BY THE MOON read aloud by author of THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME, Monica McInerney. Find out more: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/kissed-by-the-moon-9780143789758 #KissedByTheMoon #AlisonLester #MonicaMcInerney
Jolabokaflod is the beautiful Icelandic tradition of gifting books on Christmas Eve.
Australia has spoken! We’ve rounded up the most-purchased Penguin titles of 2019 for children and teens as reported by Bookscan.
Congratulations to all our designers longlisted for Australian Book Design Awards in 2020.
Australian authors and personalities read some of our favourite picture books.
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