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Lisa Van Der Wielen

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 with her first picture book being published in 2017. Her books; Vegetarian Polony, Luna Lucy, Aqua Dog and The Life of Gus support the charities Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation and Ronald McDonald House. Her love for the beach, nature, dogs, family and the importance of virtues provide her with inspiration to write poetry and stories that inspire.

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 story. 'Luna Lucy' is an educational picture book about the phases of the moon, with the sequel 'Luna Lucy and the planets' due for release in December 2020. Lisa donated her time to create the picture book '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. Her picture book 'Aqua Dog' about a cheeky farm dog that loves to swim, carries a message to follow your passions. The sequel to this book is due for release in 2021. 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

The Life of Gus

The Life of Gus

Publ. date: 2019

Genre: Children's Picture Book

Aqua Dog

Aqua Dog

Publ. date: 2019

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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