Tomorrow morning I’ll be talking to Inga Norgrove at Radio 3SR in Shepparton. I’m feeling quite nostalgic: my kids grew up in the listening region as we farmed outside Shepparton – at Strathmerton, then Numurkah (Waai), and finally Cobram-Yarroweyah, for 19 years. I worked at the Goulburn Valley Base Hospital in Mooroopna and then Shepparton for 10 years – and in fact I’m prety sure that my first ever author radio interview was on this station!
Wendy Orr is a Canadian-born Australian writer. Her books for children and adults have been published in 27 countries and won awards around the world. Nim’s Island and Nim at Sea have also become feature films, starring Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin (Nim’s Island) and Bindi Irwin (Return to Nim’s Island.) Her latest book is Cuckoo’s Flight, a companion to the highly acclaimed Bronze Age novels Dragonfly Song and Swallow’s Dance. Read full bio