Lisa Nicol

Lisa Nicol is a writer and award-winning documentary-maker. Her feature Wide Open Sky won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2015 Sydney Film Festival. Her charming and funny MG novel Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter was a 2018 CBCA Notable and is currently being adapted for the stage as a musical. Her latest MG novel Vincent and The Grandest Hotel on Earth has drawn comparisons to Roald Dahl and Kate DiCamillo and been described as a modern classic.

Lisa’s presentations involve laugh-out-loud readings, music, stories and audience participation. She has a personal interest in fostering creativity and freeing up the imagination using a mixture of techniques and activities. She is best suited to grades 2-6 but sessions can be tailored to suit any age group.