For Twenty Five Years, Children All Over The World Have Delighted In Mrs Wishy Washy And Her Cleaning Adventures Now She S Got A Scrubbing Machine To Help Her, But It Has A Mind Of Its Own Will The Scrubbing Machine Get Mrs Wishy Washy In Over Her Head In Suds Children Will Cheer Mrs Wishy Washy On In This Entertaining Board Book, Just Right For Small And Sometimes Messy Hands
Cassia Joy Cowley, a fiction writer for children and adults, was born in Levin and educated at Palmerston North GHS and Pharmacy College She has been published so widely and to such acclaim that she received a Commemoration Medal in 1990, the OBE in 1992 for her services to children s literature, the Margaret Mahy Award Lecture in 1993 and an honorary doctorate from Massey University in 1993 In 2004, she received the A W Reed Award for Contribution to New Zealand Literature at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Joy has contributed many stories, plays, and poems to New Zealand s School Journal, as far back as the 1960s and as recently as 2010 She is internationally recognised for her contribution to children s literacy and has writtenthan 600 early readers, along with novels and poetry for children.She has also worked as a teacher of creative writing for children inthan 10 countries and won critical acclaim for her adult novels and short stories.She was made a Distinguished Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit for services to children s literature at the 2005 Queen s Birthday Honours And in 2010 she received a Prime Minister s Award for Literary Achievement She currently lives in Wellington.
- Board Book
- 18 pages
- Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Scrubbing Machine
- Joy Cowley
- 11 December 2018 Joy Cowley