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Summary

Lisa Van Der Wielen is a primary school teacher and writer from Perth, Western Australia. Her passions for teaching and writing lead her to become a Children’s Author in 2017. Lisa's love for the beach, nature, dogs, family and the importance of virtues provide her with motivation to write poetry and stories that inspire. Her books proudly support the charities; Perth Children’s Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Perth.

Lisa Van Der Wielen is the author of:

Vegetarian Polony
Luna Lucy
Aqua Dog
The Life of Gus
Luna Lucy and the Planets
Aqua Dog Flames

Biography

West Australian Author, Lisa Van Der Wielen was born in Fremantle, Western Australia. Lisa is a children's author, poetry writer and primary school teacher.

Lisa's first picture book 'Vegetarian Polony' tackles the issue of where meat comes from in a fun, rhyming farm story.

'Luna Lucy' is an educational picture book series on astronomy, covering the the phases of the moon and facts about the planets in our solar system.

Lisa teamed up with a West Australian illustrator to create 'The Life of Gus' for Ronald McDonald House Charities in Perth. This book has been a very successful fundraiser about their infamous resident dog Gus.

The picture book series 'Aqua Dog' is based on a cheeky farm dog that loves to swim. Set on the West Australian farming landscape, this dog book series focuses on the bond between a farmer and his border collie.

Lisa's poem 'The Beach' was published by Stormy Island Publishing in a Poetry Anthology titled Sea Glass Hearts.

Lisa lives in Western Australia with her family and her writing proudly supports the local charities; Perth Children's Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charities Perth.

Relevant qualifications

Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Murdoch University)
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (WA)

Recent experience

2020 Author Presenter for Book Week in West Australian Primary Schools
2020 Author in Residence at Campbell Primary School, Western Australia
2019 Author Presentation: 7 Steps to Writing Workshop

Publications

Luna Lucy and the Planets

Luna Lucy and the Planets

Publisher: Lisa Van Der Wielen

Publ. date: 2020

Genre: Children's Picture Book

The Life of Gus

The Life of Gus

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Aqua Dog

Aqua Dog

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Luna Lucy

Luna Lucy

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Vegetarian Polony

Vegetarian Polony

Publisher: Austin Macauley

Publ. date: 2017

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website http://www.lisavanderwielen.com

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/lisavdwielen/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lisa.vanderwielen/

Twitter https://twitter.com/lisavdwielen

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBT-zcycVJyqzML58e7Tcwg

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