Upcoming event

3rd May

September: StoryArts Festival Ipswich, Brisbane Writers Festival, and Historical Novelists Conference

StoryArts Festival Ipswich on Sep 4 – Ipswich Festival of Children’s Literature The biennial Ipswich Festival of Children’s began in 1995 providing FREE sessions for children and low cost session for adults…

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