Ord has written a reader in the Barcoo series for young adults, Ryder's Bend (1976), as well as television, radio and short film scripts. Her scripts include 'Turning Leaf' (1967) and 'If I Could Fly' (1969). She has selected and introduced published collections of the drawings of natural science illustrators, Harriet and Helena Scott.
For information about this author's works for children not included in AustLit, see Australian Children's Books by Marcie Muir and Kerry White (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1992-2004).
Awards for Works
Donovan and the Lost Birthday1968single work picture book children's Donovan lives on the Ten Mile Plain - west of the Black Stump - he is a wanderer, a seeker - an itinerant Australian donkey with the kind of personality problem most of us have to face some time. His mates include a nervous emu called Hegweg, Custer, a cannonball of a cockatoo, and Quincy, a fair dinkum 'roo.