Magic Beach 20th Anniversary Ed

Magic Beach 20th Anniversary Ed

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ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13Imagine a beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, make sandcastles, hunt for treasures, explore rock-pools, fish from the jetty, and build a bonfire under the stars. Imagine a beach where adventure begins.A bestseller and a favourite with families for twenty years, Magic Beach is now a true Australian classic.'In Lester's world, it seems that both the real and the imagined have a magic all their own - the magic of life enjoyed to the fullest.' - The Horn Bookshow more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 215.9 x 284.48 x 12.7mm | 453.59g
  • Allen & Unwin
  • Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • Special edition
  • 20th ed.
  • 1742373127
  • 9781742373126
  • 47,601

Review quote

""The lucid, beautifully observed illustrations here are outstanding: a splendid evocation of summers past and summers still to come." "Kirkus Reviews"show more

About Alison Lester

Alison Lester is one of Australia's most popular authors. Her books are published in many languages and are loved by children around the world. Alison is involved in various community art projects and spends part of every year travelling to remote indigenous communities, using her books to help children and adults write and draw about their own lives. Her books included Imagine, My Farm, Yikes!, Horse Crazy!, Are we There Yet?, Running with Horses and Alison Lester's abc.Alison Lester was Australia's Children's Laureate in 2012 and 2013.show more

Rating details

261 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 43% (113)
4 35% (92)
3 18% (46)
2 3% (8)
1 1% (2)

Our customer reviews

This is a family favourite - the rhyming verse, detailed illustrations and imagination scenes make us want to share times at the beach together too. As a parent, I am delighted to read this book again and again at my children's request!show more
by Natania Huff
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