Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, July 07, 2012
Wishy-Washy World by Joy Cowley
This isa new collection of individual stories previously only available
to schools. It brings together the eight stories featuring Mr and Mrs Wishy-Washy and the animals on their farm.
Joy Cowley is particularly pleased the popular stories are
now available for New Zealand families to own and share.
“It is immensely satisfying to see these stories come together
for the first time in such a beautiful book and wonderful that families will be
able to use them as a learning aid at home,” Joy says.
Beautiful illustrations by Philip Webb make the pages of Wishy-Washy Worldcome alive with colourful pictures of the
loveable characters and their farmyard antics.
Worldis designed for young school-aged
children to read by themselves or for parents to read to their pre-schoolers.
The bookis available now at Whitcoulls for $24.99.