Wendy Orr

Wendy Orr

Every child deserves to find the books that fuel their passion for stories, encourage empathy and connection and empower them for the future.

Ark in the Park
Dragonfly Song
Nim's Island Movie
Nim at Sea
Swallow's Dance

With a string of awards and accolades, including the Prime Minister’s Award for Children’s Literature, Wendy Orr has written over 40 books and has been published in 29 languages. She has appeared on some of the biggest conference stages and was the first Australian author to have a children’s book adapted for a Hollywood feature film – Nim’s Island, starring Jodie Foster, who was passionate about the book because it had turned her son into a reader. 

Wendy's program

Nim's Island

Age: 5-8 years

Writing focus: Narrative Texts

Story starter

Wendy Orr has provided handwritten notes that began her creation of the book Nim’s Island. She has also shared her teaching and writing ideas to inspire students to continue her story and start an adventure of their own.

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Nim's Island Sample program
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What's included

For Students and Teachers:

  • One printed 12-page A5 book per student
  • Videos from author
  • The story starter
  • Writing program, linked to the curriculum
  • Reference to quality text and research
  • A digital book per student for life


Price per student licence:

  • 1 – 99 = $19.80
  • 100 – 499 = $17.60
  • 500 or more = $16.50

Every digital book can also create digital classroom libraries and bookclubs for parents to enjoy.



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