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Helper and Helper

Helper and Helper

More funny stories and wry observations with the bestselling Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley “There is so much of human nature and good humour in the stories of Helper and Helper. We are very pleased to be back in the company of Snake and Lizard!” Julia Marshall, Publisher Not a word out of place […]

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Snake & Lizard

Snake & Lizard

Two very different creatures learn about the give-and-take of friendship in these warm and funny stories set in the desert. Snake is elegant and calm, and a little self-centred; Lizard is exuberant and irrepressible. With its wisdom, acceptance and good humour, Snake and Lizard captures the essence of friendship. The stories are beautifully illustrated by […]

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Joy Cowley Shortlisted for the Hans...

Joy Cowley Shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award 2018

Joy Cowley, who has recently been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2018 Honours List, is shortlisted for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards. She is one of New Zealand’s best-loved and internationally renowned writers for children. Joy Cowley has been highly acclaimed throughout her career, winning the Prime Minister’s Award for […]

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The Road to Ratenburg

The Road to Ratenburg

by Joy Cowley & Gavin Bishop A family of rats is forced to leave their home, so sets out to find the fabled city of Ratenburg. Along the way they outwit vicious dogs, tricky rat traps, and sharp-beaked hawks, and make some very dangerous crossings. The rat family’s adventures test their character and grow bonds […]

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Speed of Light

Speed of Light

by Joy Cowley  With a father more interested in money than family, a brother in prison, a sister with a secret, and a mother in denial, it’s no wonder Jeff buries himself in the safe world of mathematics. When a storm hits Wellington, a strange old woman is blown into Jeff’s life, challenging everything he thinks is true. A high-drama […]

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Dunger

Dunger

by Joy Cowley  William and Melissa have been roped into helping their old hippie grandparents fix up their holiday home in the middle of the Sounds. They’ll have no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company. As far as they’re concerned, this is not a holiday. A highly readable new pre-teen novel […]

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