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Song of the River

By Joy Cowley
Illustrated by Kimberly Andrews

In this quintessential Joy Cowley story, Cam follows the river’s journey from its source in the mountains all the way to the sea

In this resonant story from Joy Cowley, Cam the mountain boy follows the river from its trickling source in the snow all the way to the sea. The river leads him through forest, farms and towns to the salty wind of the sea. The dramatic landscapes are packed with detail to discover in the world of th river.

  • A resonant story about the journey of a river from source to sea
  • Joy Cowley was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018, and has a wide and loyal following in the public, school, and library sectors
  • Dramatic landscape illustrations with detail to discover in the world of the river, its inhabitants and those who live alongside it

About the author

Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand’s best-loved writers for children and adults, with an international reputation. She has won a multitude of awards and honours for her bestselling books, including the Prime Ministers Award for contribution to literature. She was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.

About the illustrator

Kimberly Andrews is a trained biologist and geologist who grew up in the Canadian Rockies and has lived and worked in Borneo, the UK and New Zealand. She illustrated Explore Aotearoa, shortlisted for the New Zealand children’s book award in 2018, and her first book both authored and illustrated, Puffin the Architect, was released in 2018. She lives in Wellington.

ISBN: 9781776572533
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: July 1, 2019
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 01/07/19 at 01:15:03
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