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'Lisa Nicol is a writer and documentary-maker. Working across film, television, radio and print, Lisa's work has been broadcast on ABC TV, pay TV networks and Radio National. She has been published by all the major broadsheets. Her documentary about Australian poet Benjamin Frater won a Silver medal at the 2012 New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Her 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 and gained a national cinema release. ' (Source : Booktopia)
 

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y separately published work icon Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter Sydney : Random House Australia , 2017 12021292 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Dr Boogaloo was no ordinary doctor. Not at all like the one you might visit if you had a sore tummy. No, Dr Boogaloo was a very different type of doctor. He treated folks who suffered from rather unusual complaints. And how did he treat them? Why, with the most powerful medicine known to mankind . . . Music!

'Blue was no ordinary girl. For starters, her name was Blue. But what was truly extraordinary about Blue was the fact that she hadn't laughed for 712 days. Not a hee hee, a ho ho or even a tiny tee hee.

'According to Dr Boogaloo, music can cure anything. (Of course, you need the right dose of the right music. No point listening to a jive if you're in need of some boogie-woogie, and you can't just substitute a toot for a blow!) But no laughter was definitely a case for alarm.

'Can Dr Boogaloo compose a cure before Blue loses her laughter forever?' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s Fiction Book
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Younger Readers
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