Cowley, (Cassia) Joy

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COWLEY, (Cassia) Joy

COWLEY, (Cassia) Joy. New Zealander, b. 1936. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Theology/Religion, Picture/board books. Career: Pharmacist's apprentice, 1953-56. Publications: FOR CHILDREN. FICTION: The Duck in the Gun, 1969; The Silent One, 1981; London, Methuen, 1982; The Terrible Taniwha of Timberditch, 1982; Two of a Kind: Stories, 1984; Salmagundi, 1985; Captain Felonius, 1986; Brith the Terrible, 1986; The Lucky Feather, 1986; My Tiger (stories), 1986; Pawprints in the Butter: A Collection of Cats, 1991; Bow Down, Shadrach, 1991; Happy Birthday, Mrs. Felonius, 1992; The Day of the Rain, 1993; Little Unicorn Library: The Park Street Playground, 1993; The Screaming Mean Machine, 1993; Beep and the Telephone, 1994; Beyond the River, 1994; The Day of the Snow, 1994; Gladly Here I Come, 1994; Song of the River, 1994; The Cheese Trap, 1995; Babysitter Bother, Chicken Dinners, and Croack-a-roo-roo-roo ("The Happy Hens Series"), 1995; The Day of the Wind, 1995; The Mouse Bride, 1995; Brave Mama Puss, Papa Puss to the Rescue, Mabel and the Marvellous Meow, and Oscar in Danger ("Puss Quartet"), 1995-96; The Sea Daughter, 1995; Tulevai and the Sea, 1995; Gracias the Thanksgiving Turkey, 1996; Nicketty-Nacketty-Noo-Noo-Noo, 1996; Snake and Lizard, 1996; Elephant Rhymes, 1997; The Great Bamboozle, 1997; A Haunting Tale, 1997; The Hitchhikers: Stories from Joy Cowley, 1997; Singing Down the Rain, 1997; Ticket to the Sky Dance, 1997; The Bump, 1997; Agapanthus Hum and the Eyeglasses, 1998; Starbright and the Dream Eater, 1998; Wild West Gang, 1998; Big Moon Tortilla, 1998; Dragon Slayer, 1999; The Day the Truck Got Stuck, 1999; The Rusty, Trusty Tractor, 1999; Red-eyed Tree Frog, 1999; More of the Wild Wests, 1999; The Video Shop Sparrow, 1999; Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark, 2000; Apple, Banana, Cherry, 2000; Cricket's Storm, 2000; Eating Plums in Bed, 2000; Pip the Penguin, 2000; Wild Wests and Pong Castle, 2000; Wild Wests and the Haunted Fridge, 2000; Shadrach Girl, 2000; Mrs Goodstory, 2001; Pudding, 2001; Brodie, 2001; JOY Chapter Books (30), 2001; Agapanthus Hum and the Angel Hoot, 2002; Froghopper, 2002; Weta, 2002; Froghopper and the Paua Poachers, 2003; Mrs Wishy Washy Farm, 2003; The Wishing of Biddie Malone, 2003; A Nice Little Tractor, 2003; Mr Wishy Washy, 2003; Mrs Wishy Washy Makes a Splash, 2003. NONFICTION: Write On!, 1994 in US as A Guide for Young Authors, 1995; Joy Cowley Answers Kids' Questions, 1995. READERS: More than 500 vols., including: Mrs Wishy Washy; The Meanies; Huggles. FOR ADULTS. NOVELS: Nest in a Falling Tree, 1967; Man of Straw, 1970; Of Men and Angels, 1972; The Mandrake Root, 1975; The Growing Season, 1978; Classical Music, 1999; Holy Days, 2001. SHORT STORIES: Heart Attack and Other Stories, 1985; The Complete Short Stories, 1997. OTHER: (ed. with T. France) Women Writers of New Zealand 1932-1982, 1982; Aotearoa Psalms: Prayers of a New People, 1989; Whole Learning: Whole Child, 1994; Psalms Down-Under, 1996; Everything 'round Us Is Praise, 1997; Psalms for the Road, 2002. Address: Fish Bay, Kenepuru, RD2, Picton 7372, New Zealand.