Frané Lessac is an author and illustrator with 50 award-winning children’s books published throughout the world. She grew up in a small town outside of New York City and had many pets as a child, including a monkey, snakes and a camel. Travelling has always been an inspiration in Frané’s life. Ever since she could walk, she’d wander off with her little red wagon trailing behind, collecting adventure stories to share. Frané visits schools, libraries and festivals, empowering both children and adults. Her most recent book is Our Country, Ancient Wonders, published by Walker Books, Australia.