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Wendy Orr by Jaydon Cameron. Novel Study 4. Name Wendy Orr. Born Edmonton Canada 19 th November 1953. This is the city of Edmonton in Canada. Edmonton. Wendy moved with her family to different places like France, Canada & Florida. One of many books written by Wendy Orr.

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born edmonton canada 19 th november 1953
Born Edmonton Canada19th November 1953

This is the city of Edmonton in Canada.


one of many books written by wendy orr
One of many books written by Wendy Orr

http://youtu.be/7ROWBBcRdkU Wendy Orr talking about her books.

wendy s awards
Wendy’s awards

A Parent's Guide 2001 Children's Media Award Winner (USA) •The West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Finalist 2001 •Maine Student Book Awards (3rd place) •Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award finalist •Los Angeles Times Best Books for 2001 •New York Public Library's "Children's Books, 2001--100 Titles for Reading and Sharing •Cachucha Readers' Award, (New Hampshire) nominee 2002-3 •2005-2006 Battle of the Books Official List, Alaskan Association of School Librarians •2009 "Mats' Hasfarm" - "The March of Books" Israel, Winner: most popular book for gr 4-6 2009-2010 4-5 CHILDREN'S CROWN AWARD nominee

here is the link to why wendy orr writes http www youtube com watch v ntdrbfdsyn8
Here is the link to why Wendy Orr writes / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntDrbfDSYn8
what major world events were happening in 1953
What major world events were happening in 1953
  • May 29 – Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest
  • March 17 – The first nuclear test of Operation Upshot-Knothole is conducted in Nevada, with 1,620 spectators at 3.4 km (2.1 miles).
  • From the time Wendy could read and write she dreamed of becoming a writer.
  • Wendy wrote plays, stories and poetry all out her schools years. When she was nine she wrote a story called “spring island “ she thinks this story was likely to be the start of Nims Island. Wendy wanted to study journalism but didn’t want to be a reporter. Wendy started animal care in Kingstom Ontario she realised that wasn’t for her either so she went to England. On a short holiday in Wales she was to meet an Australian man who turned out to be her future husband. Wendy and Tom moved to NSW where Wendy worked as an occupational therapist.
  • Wendy started writing seriously in 1986 where I wrote the picture book Amanda’s Dinosaur which won Ashton Scholastic competition for an unpublished picture book text and has been writing ever since.
  • I Got information from Google.