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24 November 2008 ·

incognito iguanas

And on the funnier side of translations:

Nim’s Island’s Israeli publisher is Iguana, and the Lithuanian is Incognito.

Okay, that’s funny only if you know the book: Nim’s friend friend Fred is a marine iguana, and Alex Rover’s email address is [email protected].

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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