My Little Island

My Little Island

by Frane Lessac
     
 

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My best friend, Lucca, and I are going to visit the little Caribbean island where I was born. It has three-foot-long iguanas and barking frogs; guavas, christophines, mangoes, orange pawpaws, and other juicy fruits; calypso and reggae music; and even its own volcano. It's good to be home again!

Overview

My best friend, Lucca, and I are going to visit the little Caribbean island where I was born. It has three-foot-long iguanas and barking frogs; guavas, christophines, mangoes, orange pawpaws, and other juicy fruits; calypso and reggae music; and even its own volcano. It's good to be home again!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
The bright colors and intricate artwork call to mind the sunshine, smells, and sounds of a Caribbean island. A young boy rediscovers it all when he returns to visit with his friend. A Reading Rainbow Featured Selection. 1987 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397321155
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/10/1985
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 6.62(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Frané Lessac is an American who has traveled all over the world. She now lives in Fremantle, Australia, but always looks forward to visiting Texas with her family. To bring the Lone Star State to life with gouache paints, Frané did extensive research using a video camera, a still camera, and actual and virtual tours. She is the illustrator of more than thirty books for children, including Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z and New York, New York! The Big Apple from A to Z, both by Laura Krauss Melmed.

Frané Lessac is an American who has traveled all over the world. She now lives in Fremantle, Australia, but always looks forward to visiting Texas with her family. To bring the Lone Star State to life with gouache paints, Frané did extensive research using a video camera, a still camera, and actual and virtual tours. She is the illustrator of more than thirty books for children, including Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z and New York, New York! The Big Apple from A to Z, both by Laura Krauss Melmed.

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