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The Gobbledegook Book: A Joy Cowley Anthology

By Joy Cowley
Illustrated by Giselle Clarkson

Joy Cowley’s favourite stories, poems and nonsense rhymes collected in a hardback gift volume for the family to treasure.

The Gobbledegook Book collects Joy Cowley's favourites in a beautiful hardback picture-book volume that will become a family treasure. It selects the best of Cowley's poems and stories to read aloud, including much-loved classics such as Greedy Cat and Nicketty-Nacketty Noo Noo Noo. Fully re-illustrated with humour and energy by newcomer Giselle Clarkson, these short stories, picture books and funny poems will bring joy to a new generation.

  • This treasury of favourites from one of our most popular children’s writers will become a staple for New Zealand families
  • Includes classics that children will recognise alongside surprises
  • Fresh, vibrant and funny illustrations enliven Cowley’s stories for a new generation

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 best-selling books, including the Prime Minister's Award for contribution to literature. She was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.

About the illustrator

Giselle Clarkson is an illustrator and comic artist based in Wellington, New Zealand. Her first book was The Secret World of Butterflies with Courtney Sina Merdith, released in 2018.

ISBN: 9781776572588
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 1, 2019
Dimensions: 240 x 280mm, 88pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $34.99
New Zealand RRP: $39.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 09/10/19 at 01:51:17
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