The Great Yackandandah Billy Cart Race
Katie is furious when her two lazy brothers go off to the billycart race without her – after all, she built the billycart they’ve taken. Enterprise and determination lead her to a triumphant solution.
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 Dragonfly Song, a novel in free verse and prose of an outcast girl who becomes a bull-leaper in Bronze Age Crete. Read full bio