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Wendy Ann Orr

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

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • 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.

    Membership

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

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, walking, pets.

    Connections

    • 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)
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