Change log

11/1/17 – content updates

  • Replaced “Read a Chapter” link with pdf download (Was Allen & Unwin).
  • Deleted Excerpt from description
  • Deleted Walden link
  • Added Vietnam to list of translations
  • Added BIscayan Basque publisher to translations
  • Moved translations section to bottom of page
  • Added “the ebook Nim’s Island: Excellent Stuff to Make, Cook, Read, Do” below ‘Also”
  • Added “Nim’s island activity ideas” link below “Also”
  • Added “different Nim Covers” link below “Also”
  • Added “more about the Nim’s island story” link below “Also”
  • Added “colouring-in map by Geoff Kelly” below “Also”
  • Updated “activities” copy as per “4th try” email
  • Added new Q&A questions

22/12/16 – Book content notes

  • Grandfather martin – couldn’t find blurb or synopsis online
  • Mokie & Bik – House-on-the-Ground – couldn’t find blurb or synopsis online
  • Across the Dark Sea – The link that was on the main section of this page doesn’t work (Wendy to review)
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  • Raven’s mountain page – links do not work anymore (Wendy to review) (Retrieved from old website)
  • Nim’s stories – Pinterest links on this page to be reviewed by Wendy: (Retrieved from old website)


  • Books page: Nim’s Island, move to first
  • Alroy’s Very Nearly Clean Bedroom: set to Out of print
  • The Bully Biscuit Gang: add available from author
  • The Laziest Boy in the World cover added
  • The Great Yackandandah Billy Cart Race cover added
  • Nim at Sea: Buy links format updated
  • Rescue on Nim’s Island: Buy links format updated
  • Dragonfly Song:  Buy links format updated, added to MG
  • Raven’s Mountain: Buy links format updated, added Amazon CA
  • The Nim Stories: added
  • Peeling the Onion: cover updated, Buy links updated, added Allen & Unwin
  • Mokie & Bik – House-on-the-Ground: changed to Out of print Available
  • Across the Dark Sea: Booktopia link added for Au readers
  • The Princess and her Panther: US S&S buy link added
  • change to Out of Print (Unavailable)
  • Try changed to Try Amazon (left in to make button available)

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