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Lisa Nicol
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Lisa Nicol is a writer and documentary-maker. Her feature documentary Wide Open Sky, about a children’s choir in outback NSW, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival. Her first children’s book The Ballad of Dexi Lee was illustrated by artist Lucy Culliton. Her second children’s book Dr Boogaloo and the Girl Who Lost Her Laughter is currently being adapted as a musical for the stage. Lisa lives on the east coast of Australia with her three children and a dog who totally stinks.

Books by Lisa Nicol

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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