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Wendy Ann Orr

Wendy Ann Orr, Australian occupational therapist, writer. Member Australian Society Authors, Children's Book Council of Australia.


  • Orr, Wendy Ann was born on November 19, 1953 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Daughter of Anthony Malcolm and Elizabeth Ann (Jenkins) Burridge.

  • Education

    • Diploma in Occupational Therapy, London School Occupational Therapy, Melbourne, Australia, 1976.


    • Occupational therapist Murray Regional Health Center, Albury, Australia, 1976-1980, Language and Development Clinic, Shepparton, Australia, 1982-1992. Free-lance writer Cobram, Austalia, since 1978.


    • Peeling the Onion
    • Following an automobile accident in which her neck is broken, a teenage karate champion begins a long and painful recovery with the help of her family Title: Peeling the Onion Author: Orr, Wendy Publisher: Random House Childrens Books Publication Date: 1999/03/01 Number of Pages: 126 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: bl 99002370
    • Ark in the Park
    • It was the biggest, the strangest, the most wonderful pet shop in the whole world.


    Member Australian Society Authors, Children's Book Council of Australia.



    Reading, travel, walking, pets.


    • Married Thomas Hugh Orr, November 8, 1951. Children: James Anthony, Susan Elizabeth.
    • father: Anthony Malcolm Burridge
    • mother: Elizabeth Ann (Jenkins) Burridge
    • spouse: Thomas Hugh Orr
    • children: James Anthony Orr
    • Susan Elizabeth Orr
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    Born November 19, 1953
    (age 64)