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When Frank Was Four : Clive Eats Alligators Ser. - Alison Lester

When Frank Was Four

Clive Eats Alligators Ser.


Published: 25th May 2006
For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
Ships: 5 to 9 business days
5 to 9 business days
RRP $16.99

When Frank was four he ate three bags of candy fish. Nicky cut off her braid. Tessa dressed up the cat. Ernie started wearing glasses. Clive took off his training wheels. And Rosie s pony arrived on Christmas morning. But Celeste danced in her first ballet and received a standing ovation. What did you do?Here is a cheerful scrapbook of the small hurdles and accomplishments of childhood, featuring the familiar cast of characters from the Clive Eats Alligators series. With humour and charm, Alison Lester depicts the children as they grow from age one to seven, each in their own special way. A lively, interactive book that incorporates easy counting skills and a memory game, When Frank Was Four will have kids laughing at their own unique moments.

About The Author

Alison Lester is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Alison Lester include The Snow Pony, Magic Beach, Are We There Yet?.



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Wonderful for young readers - my five year old loves it.


from Melbourne, Australia

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Relevant
  • Well Written


    Best Uses

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    • Younger Readers

    Comments about When Frank Was Four:

    I have purchased the whole series of these books after my daughter read one and loved it. She finds the characters easy to relate to and loves them and the different things they get up to on the titles in this series.

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    Alison Lester

    Alison Lester is one of Australia’s most popular and bestselling creators of children’s books.

    She has won many awards, including the 2005 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award for Are We There Yet? and the 2012 CBCA Eve Pownall Book of the Year Award for One Small Island.

    Her picture books include Running With the Horses, a story based on the evacuation of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during World War Two; One Small Island, about the possibility of hope and environmental preservation for a World Heritage listed island and for the world itself; Sophie Scott Goes South about a little girl’s voyage to Antarctica and the sense of wonder that it brings; and Kissed by the Moon, a lyrical celebration of the natural world and all that it has to offer a child.

    Alison lives on a farm in the Victorian countryside. She spends part of each year travelling to schools around Australia, helping students and teachers develop their own stories.

    Visit Alison Lester's Booktopia Author Page

    ISBN: 9780733621086
    ISBN-10: 0733621082
    Series: Clive Eats Alligators Ser.
    Audience: Primary / High School
    For Ages: 2 - 5 years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 32
    Published: 25th May 2006
    Publisher: Hachette Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 26.0  x 0.6
    Weight (kg): 0.15
    Edition Number: 1