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Lea Thorbecke is a natural storyteller and trained educational therapist. She was born in Israel, where she obtained her degree in elementary teaching. Her masters in special education she received from the Basel University in Switzerland. In St. Petersburg, Florida, she owned and directed a very successful private school, Lea’s Learning Lair. She earned numerous awards, among which the “Yitzhak Rabin Teacher of Excellence Award.” Since her retirement, she authored four children’s books, together with her husband, Herman. When they write together, she comes up with the stories and he fleshes out the details and embellishes the various escapades you will be reading about.

Herman Thorbecke, after obtaining a degree in agronomy in the Netherlands, worked for many years for the chemical industry in South Africa and Switzerland. In order to get away from the humdrum of corporate life, he and Lea moved to Florida during the early ‘80s, where he helped her develop her school, while also making a living as a stained glass artist and running his studio. After retirement, Herman published three volumes of short stories about his varied experiences and adventures. Since 2011, he writes a monthly column for a Dutch language magazine, de KRANT.

They now live in Habersham County on the Chattahoochee River with their French poodles, Chester and Jean Jacques and cat, Kush.

 

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