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Lessac, Frané

Overview
Works: 76 works in 265 publications in 2 languages and 18,896 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Folklore  History  Military history  Biography  Art  Pictorial works  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S6172, E
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Most widely held works by Frané Lessac
My little island by Frané Lessac( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member 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 )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member 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 992 WorldCat member 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 850 WorldCat member 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 held by 825 WorldCat member 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 717 WorldCat member 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 638 WorldCat member 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 631 WorldCat member 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."
The wonderful Towers of Watts by Patricia Zelver( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how an Italian immigrant built three unusual towers in his backyard in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles
The Mayflower by Mark Greenwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member 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
O Christmas tree by Vashanti Rahaman( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy wants an evergreen tree for Christmas in this story set in the West Indies
Island counting 1 2 3 by Frané Lessac( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counts from one to ten, featuring pictures and brief rhyming text with a Caribbean island theme. On board pages
Good rhymes, good times : original poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member 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 574 WorldCat member 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
Caribbean carnival : songs of the West Indies by Irving Burgie( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member 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 )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member 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
The turtle and the island : a folktale from Papua New Guinea by Barbara Ker Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the legend of how New Guinea was made by the great sea turtle, the mother of all sea turtles
Not a copper penny in me house : poems from the Caribbean by Monica Gunning( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member 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 447 WorldCat member 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
 
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Capital! : Washington D.C. from A to Z
Alternative Names
Frané Lessac Australian writer

Frané Lessac escritora australiana

Frané Lessac schrijfster uit Australië

Lessac, Frane

레삭, 프라네

Languages
English (126)

Chinese (1)

Covers
The chalk dollCapital! : Washington D.C. from A to ZOn the same day in March : a tour of the world's weatherCloudsThe fire children : a West African creation taleNine o'clock lullabyThe distant talking drum : poems from NigeriaCamp Granada : sing-along camp songs