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1 y separately published work icon Vincent and the Grandest Hotel on Earth Lisa Nicol , Melbourne : Puffin , 2019 16747780 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'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.

'Perched high on the snowy slopes of the Mabombo Ranges lies The Grandest Hotel on Earth. It’s wilder than the African savanna, more fantastical than Disneyland and more magical than Shangri-la.

'So when ordinary eleven-year-old Vincent meets the hotel’s young Florence he sets off on a path leading into his most wondrous dreams.

'But of course, dreams have a funny way of taking strange and surprising turns and, before long, Vincent is torn between right and wrong, friendship and family and the most enticing of desires – to see into the future . . .

'Warning: this book includes insanely cute pocket dogs, travelling by llama or jet pack, chocolate fountains and shoes that play Bach.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Dr Boogaloo and The Girl Who Lost Her Laughter Lisa Nicol , 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)

1 3 y separately published work icon The Ballad of Dixie Lee Lisa Nicol , Lucy Culliton (illustrator), Edgecliff : Jane Curry Publishing , 2013 6454458 2013 single work picture book children's

'The Ballad of Dexi Lee is a classic misfit tale about a little girl. A little girl with giant hands. Life for Dexi is tough. With her very big hands come some very big problems. Then, a trip to the zoo transforms her world. There she discovers a world of animals with all sorts of strange and unusual features. Dexi suddenly realises being different is actually pretty clever. Using rhyme and repetition, the book is beautifully illustrated with colour paintings by award-winning artist Lucy Culliton.' (Publisher's blurb)

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