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Lisa Nicol
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Lisa Nicol is an Australian author and sometimes documentary-maker. Her feature Wide Open Sky about a children’s choir infar west NSW won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival and screened in cinemas and festivals around the world. Her first novel for children, Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter, was a CBCA Notable and is currently being adapted for the screen as a musical. Her second novel Vincent and The Grandest Hotel on Earth was published internationally to much acclaim. Lisa lives on the east coast of Australia with two out of her three children and a dusty old dog who smells worse than an elephant fart.

Books by Lisa Nicol

The What on Earth Institute of Wonder

A mind-boggling expedition into the secrets of the Animal Kingdom with only an invisible map of the human heart as a guide. (Unless, of course, you count the talking parrot.) What on Earth could possibly go wrong…?

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Vincent and the Grandest Hotel on Earth

Everyone deserves a bit of grand . . .
From ordinary to extraordinary, Vincent and the Grandest Hotel on Earth is a marvellous ride that will delight readers of all ages.

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Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter

Enchanting, timeless and surprising – this extraordinary novel will touch the hearts (and ears) of children and adults alike.

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