2011 – The year that was!
It’s been a year of new books: Raven’s Mountain in Australia,
and the start of the Rainbow Street Shelter series in North America, with
There were Writers Festivals in Perth and Brisbane, being a Premier’s Reading Ambassador, school and bookshop talks around Melbourne and Victoria, and the honour of launching Song Of The Dove for Errol Broome & Sonia Kreutschmar, and Squish Rabbit for Katherine Battersby.
And most importantly, there was good health, happy family reunions, good friends, and gratitude for a good life. What more could anyone ask!
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