Noni the Pony Goes to the Beach (Board)
Noni the Pony is friendly and funny. She loves going down to the beach when it's sunny. With her two very best friends Dave Dog and Coco the Cat, and the cows from next door, it's going to be a wonderful day...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...Noni the Pony goes to the Beach was a CBCA Honour Book of the Year in the Early Childhood category in 2015.
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, helping children and adults write and draw about their own lives...Alison Lester was the innaugural Australian Children's Laureate in 2012 and 2013, a position shared with Boori Monty Pryor.