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Wendy Orr

Best known for
Peeling the Onion - Wendy Orr
Nim’s Island - Wendy Orr
Dragonfly Song - Wendy Orr
Raven's Mountain - Wendy Orr
The Princess and her Panther - Wendy Orr
Rainbow Street Pets - Wendy Orr
Swallow's Dance - Wendy Orr

Wendy Orr

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Wendy is the internationally published and award-winning author of Nim’s Islandand more than thirty other books ranging from picture books to adult novels. 

Wendy has presented to groups of 5 to 5000 and all ages. She also offers online and video conferencing.

talks and workshops

Wendy offers writing workshops for ages 10 to adult where she talks about the writing process, as well as tailored school or keynote talks about specific books, page to screen, and motivational talks based on her own journey after the accident that inspired Peeling the Onion.

One of her popular talks is a ‘kid-power’ focus on the Nim’s Island’s journey – from a story that began when she was nine to internationally published books and films.

Wendy’s recent book is Dragonfly Song, a Bronze Age adventure told in a combination of verse and prose, and was published by Allen & Unwin in July 2016.

Booking a presenter through Creative Net Speakers’ Agency is easy.

Either fill out the below form, call Paul and Terrie on (03) 9416 4062, or email directly.

And remember, there’s no booking fee.

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