Nikoletta loved the island. With its sparkling blue seas, the rugged beauty of the village and her loving family and friends, everything she ever needed was on the island – it was her home. Even the tourists with their chit-chit-chatter made Nikki giggle
Then Nikoletta became the tourist.She and her family moved to Australia and nothing was familiar anymore… especially not the school. Even her name has been changed. Now her talking sounds like chit-chit-chatter and she’s afraid everyone will make fun of her. Will she ever feel at home in this strange place?
Meeting Jacqueline may change everything for Nikki.
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