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y separately published work icon Lisa and the Lacemaker : An Asperger Adventure single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Lisa and the Lacemaker : An Asperger Adventure
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'When Lisa discovers a derelict hut in her friend Ben's backyard, she delights in exploring the remnants of an era long gone. Imagine her surprise when Great Aunt Hannah moves into a nursing home nearby, and reveals that once she was a servant in those very rooms. The old lady draws Lisa into the art of lace making and through the cross-crossing of threads, Lisa is helped to understand her own Asperger Syndrome. But Great Aunt Hannah also has a secret and now it is up to Lisa to confront the mysterious lacemaker and put the past to rest' (Source: author's website).

Adaptations

y separately published work icon Lisa and the Lacemaker - The Graphic Novel Kathy Hoopmann , Mike Medaglia (illustrator), Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers , 2017 13838188 2017 single work graphic novel children's

'When Lisa discovers a hidden door to an abandoned hut in her friend's backyard, her imagination runs wild with thoughts of the stories it could hold. But strange sounds and faces in the shadows give Lisa the feeling that there is more to the hut than meets the eye, especially when Great Aunt Hannah tells her about one of its previous inhabitants - the mysterious Lacemaker...

Lisa quickly discovers that the Lacemaker isn't the only mystery to be solved. Great Aunt Hannah has a secret of her own, and like the criss-crossing of threads her past is tied up with the Lacemaker. Vividly reimagined in graphic form for a new generation, follow Lisa as she confronts the Lacemaker to put right the secrets of the past, and is helped to understand her own Asperger Syndrome along the way.'

(Source: publisher's website)

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Korean translation.
  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Autism.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: 벤의 특별한 친구 리사
Language: Korean
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