Barbara Anne Syassen Beer
Barbara Anne Syassen-Beer resides in Australia with her husband and children. She has worked in the areas of Natural Therapies, Disability Care and Red Cross Voluntary work for children with disabilities. She is the author of a series of children's books focusing on connecting young readers with nature and encouraging positive thinking. Her books have been donated internationally to some schools in both Australia and Papua New Guinea and plan to be donated to more charities and educational organizations. In 2013 her first book "The Tree That Talks" received a Gold Award for Literary Excellence, and a positive review from The US Review of Books.