Colors of Australia

From the Series Colors of the World

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What color is Australia? It’s gray like a kangaroo, green like eucalyptus leaves, and white like the Sydney Opera House. Kids will explore the Great Barrier Reef, the mysterious Ayers Rock, and beautiful Botany Bay. Children will come to know Australia in this beautifully illustrated introduction to the Land Down Under.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2009-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038030, JNF013020
Dewey 919.4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4328
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Index, Maps, and Reviewed

Illustrator: Janice Lee Porter

Janice Lee Porter was born and raised in Chicago. She has a BFA in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from California State University, Chico. She is the illustrator of over two dozen children's books and is an art faculty member at Shasta College in Redding, California, where she teaches painting and drawing. She lives in Chico, California.


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