Wendy Orr was born in Edmonton, Canada, but grew up in various places across Canada, France and the USA. She started writing for children after a career as an occupational therapist. She's the author of many award-winning books and lives on the Mornington Peninsula, near Melbourne.
'Always exuberant and pacy, Wendy Orr gives readers laughs and a message about ecology and friendship.'Sunday Age, 24/06/07'Orr, aided by Millard's delightful illustrations, takes the reader on an exhilarating adventure.'Good Reading, July 2007'Millard's simple New Yorker-esque line drawing are an effective complement to the story.'Boating New Zealand, July 2007'delightful sequel...another wonderful adventure. With its engaging cover and short action-packed chapters, Nim at Seawill not disappoint fans...enjoyable fantasy adventure.'