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8 May 2007 ·

Children’s Book Radio Interview

A couple of months ago I got an email to say that Ark in the Park had been reviewed on the podcast Children’s Book RadioEpisode Guide. I think it’s quite new, but it’s a great idea with some very interesting reviews, so naturally I was very happy to agree to an interview about the book and its writing. Sabrina is delightful – and it was also fun to think about the magic of the medium: she was in Los Angeles, I was at home in Australia – and now the tape of our phone call is on the internet. Magic!


  1. Wendy You're right about my blogging - I never seem to have much energy left for more writing, after writing all day!

    Your book sounds fascinating. It's funny how similar stories sometimes appear around the world at much the same time (well, close to the same time... you were about 7 when I started writing Nim!) Good luck with it; I'll look forward to reading it as a book one day.
    May 17, 2007 at 7:08 pm · Reply
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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