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Noni the Pony - Alison Lester

Hardcover

Published: 30th October 2012
For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
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A board book edition of the satisfying and delightful rhyming pony story for young children by the much-loved Alison Lester ... Noni is the nicest pony any little child could ever hope to meet.

Would you like to meet Noni? She's the friendliest pony. She lives on a farm overlooking the sea and loves to play with her best friends Dave Dog and Coco the Cat.

Alison Lester's books are favourites with children and adults around the world. Magic Beach, Imagine, My Farm and Are we there yet? are Australian classics.

About the Author

Alison Lester grew up on a farm by the sea, and first rode a horse as a baby in her father's arms. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the differences that make them special. Alison is involved in many 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. In 2012, Alison Lester became Australia's first Children's Book Laureate, a position shared with Boori Monty Pryor.

"In [Alison Lester's]..."Noni the Pony," an unabashedly sweet and simple tale about a happy pony, her affection and easy familiarity with these four-legged favorites shine through... the target audience will appreciate its simple cadences, which allow them to predict the rhyming words and to participate in the pleasures of the story.... Lester's cheerful illustrations nicely match the text, yet offer welcome surprises. There's something amusing about Noni's oversimplified movements, from her squirrel-like leap on the cover to her curled-up-like-a-kitty finale."

ISBN: 9781442459595
ISBN-10: 144245959X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 30th October 2012
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 26.4  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.34