Wendy Orr

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Wendy Orr
Born (1968-03-27) March 27, 1968 (age 50)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Author
Genre Children's Literature

Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer born in Edmonton, Alberta. She is probably best known as the author of Nim's Island, which was made into a film in 2008 starring Jodie Foster, Abigail Breslin and Gerard Butler.[1]

Works

Novels
  • Peeling the Onion (1996)
  • The House At Evelyn's Pond (2001)
  • Dragonfly Song (2016)
Children's books
  • The Tin Can Puppy (1990)
  • Bad Martha (1991)
  • Leaving It to You (1992)
  • The Great Yackandandah Billy Cart Race (1993)
  • Ark in the Park (1994)
  • The Laziest Boy in the World (1994)
  • Mindblowing! (1994)
  • Dirtbikes (1995)
  • The Bully Biscuit Gang (1996)
  • Yasou Nikki (1996)
  • Sally's Painting Room (1997)
  • Alroy's Very Nearly Clean Bedroom (1997)
  • Poppy's Path (2001)
  • Spook's Shack (2003)
  • Across the Dark Sea (2006)
  • Too Much Stuff! (2006)
  • Raven's Mountain (2011)

Paradise series:

  1. Paradise Palace (1997)
  2. Paradise Gold (1999)

Nim's Island series:

  1. Nim's Island (2001)
  2. Nim at Sea (2008)
  3. Rescue on Nim's Island (2014)

Mokie and Bik series:

  1. Mokie and Bik (2007)
  2. Mokie and Bik Go to Sea (2008)

Rainbow Street Animal Shelter series:

  1. LOST! A Dog Called Bear (2011)
  2. MISSING! A Cat Called Buster (2011)
  3. WANTED! A Guinea Pig Called Henry (2012)
  4. ABANDONED! A Lion Called Kiki (2012)
  5. STOLEN! A Pony Called Pebbles (2012)
  6. DISCOVERED! A Beagle Called Bella (2013)
Picture books
  • Amanda's Dinosaur (1990)
  • Aa-choo! (1992)
  • Jessica Joan (1994)
  • Grandfather Martin (1996)
  • Arabella (2000)
  • The Princess and Her Panther (2010)

Micki and Daniel series:

  1. Pegasus and Ooloomooloo (1993)
  2. The Wedding (1993)
  3. The Train to the City (1993)

References

  1. ^ Times, The New York (18 April 2008). "Movie Guide and Film Series" – via www.nytimes.com.

External links

  • Wendy Orr's Website Wendy Orr is the author of the book, Nim's Island
  • Wendy Orr's Blog Wendy Orr's blog
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