Frané Lessac has over 40 award children’s books published throughout the world. Simpson and His Donkey was a CBCA Honour Book and selected as a USBBY Outstanding International Book. The Legend of Moondyne Joe won the West Australian Premier’s Children’s Book Award.
Her contribution to Amnesty International’s, We Are All Born Free, celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, has been translated into more than 30 languages. Her latest books include Under the Southern Cross and We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga.
Frané’s presented at the Edinburgh International Writers Festival, Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington D.C., the Eric Carle Museum, Beijing Bookworm Literature Festival, Brooklyn Book Festival, Bali’s Ubud Writer’s Festival, Singapore Asian Festival of Children’s Content, Bookaroo Festivals in India and Kuching.