Wendy Orr

Biography

Wendy Orr wrote her very first draft of Nim’s Island at age nine. An action-packed sequel, Nim at Sea, brings Nim to an even bigger island, when the intrepid island girl stows away on a cruise ship bound for Manhattan. Wendy Orr is also the author of Peeling the Onion, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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Nim at Sea

By Wendy Orr

This time Nim’s the fish-out-of-water as she stows away on a cruise ship to save her kidnapped sea lion friend. Accompanied by her likeable iguana, Fred, the island girl ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date March 11, 2008

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Nim's Island

By Wendy Orr

A girl. An iguana. An island. And e-mail. Meet Nim–a modern-day Robinson Crusoe! She can chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm trees, and start a fire ...

Recommended for AGE 8-12 years


Release Date June 11, 2002

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