Joint Winner of the 2017 Prime Minister's Literary Awards - Children's Fiction. Short-listed for WA Young Readers' Book Award - Younger Readers 2017 (Australia) and CBCA Book of the Year 2017 (Australia).
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, including Nim's Island, Nim at Sea, Raven's Mountain and Peeling the Onion.