Author(s): Alison Lester
When Clive eats fried rice and Tessa has Bombe Alaska, Rosie sips spiders. Here is the delightful group of children you met in Clive Eats Alligators who all dream of what it will be like when they grow up in their own special way. Applauding individuality, Rosie Sips Spiders will incite questions and comments from young audiences. Children will delight in Alison Lester s cheerful artwork and simple text that is filled with familiarity. Rosie Sips Spiders is an interactive book that depicts seven children happy in their own uniqueness.
Alison Lester is one of Australia s most popular children s authors and illustrators. She began illustrating children s books after she had her first child, and today has illustrated more than 25 books for children. Alison has won several awards for her writing and illustrating, including the 1989 CBC Honour Book Award for The Journey Home, and Best Designed Children s Book for Rosie Sips Spiders. When Frank Was Four reached number one in the bestseller list and was also a CBC Notable Book. Alison lives on a farmlet in rural Victoria with her husband and their three children. Previous Books: Isabella s Bed, The Journey Home, Ruby, When Frank Was Four, Clive Eats Alligators, Tessa Snaps Snakes, Celeste Sails to Spain, Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo, the Thing series (with Robin Klein)