Marion Ord Marion Ord i(A43562 works by) (a.k.a. Marion Isobel Ord; Marion Isobel Combe)
Born: Established: Sydney, ;
Gender: Female
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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.

Most Referenced Works


  • 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 Birthday 1968 single 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.
1970 commended Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Picture Book of the Year
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