WorldCat Identities

Cowley, Joy

Overview
Works: 2,885 works in 8,679 publications in 7 languages and 79,410 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Stories in rhyme  Readers (Publications)  Short stories  Humorous fiction  War fiction  Biography  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.C8375, NZ823.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joy Cowley
Hunter by Joy Cowley( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Korean and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005 Jordan and her two younger brothers survive a plane crash but are stranded on the West coast of New Zealand. In 1805 a young Maori slave, who has the gift of sight, is hiding in the same Fiordland location. He realises he needs to escape his hunters but must also help this golden haired girl. If only she will listen
Gracias, the Thanksgiving turkey by Joy Cowley( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble ensues when Papa gets Miguel a turkey to fatten up for Thanksgiving and Miguel develops an attachment to it
Chameleon chameleon by Joy Cowley( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danger lurks everywhere as the ever-cautious chameleon braves strange-looking geckos and poisionous scorpions in search of a new home. But the journey's end brings him a meal and a new friend too. Suggested level: junior, primary
Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm by Joy Cowley( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of being washed by Mrs. Wishy-Washy, a cow, pig, and duck leave her farm and head for the city
Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas by Joy Cowley( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mrs. Wishy-Washy asks her farm animals to take a bath for Christmas, they find a way to take one without freezing
The rusty, trusty tractor by Joy Cowley( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandfather is convinced that his rusty, trusty, fifty-year-old tractor will make it through another haying season
Agapanthus Hum and the eyeglasses by Joy Cowley( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agapanthus struggles to do handstands and other acrobatic tricks while wearing her eyeglasses, which have a tendency to fall off as she cavorts about
Chicken feathers by Joy Cowley( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh is a worrier and for a good reason. A brother or sister is about to be born, but his mother is in hospital with something called 'complications'. Grandma has arrived to run the household while Josh's dad is busy with their chicken farm. And then there's Semolina, Josh's cantankerous but extraordinary pet hen who can talk and has warned Josh about a fox on the loose in the chicken house. Suggested level: primary
Snake and lizard by Joy Cowley( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about the friendship between two very different creatures, Snake and Lizard
Mrs. Wishy-Washy by Joy Cowley( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Wishy-Washy washes her farm animals in her large metal tub
Big moon tortilla by Joy Cowley( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marta ruins her homework and breaks her glasses, Grandmother soothes her with an ancient story and one of her delicious tortillas
Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark by Joy Cowley( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Agapanthus gets a puppy for a pet, she enters him in a champion dog show and comes away with a surprising result
Agapanthus Hum and the angel hoot by Joy Cowley( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she loses a tooth, Agapanthus discovers that she can make an angel hoot by blowing through the hole in her smile
Mrs. Wishy-washy by Joy Cowley( Book )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Maori and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Wishy-Washy washes her farm animals in her large metal tub
The wishing of Biddy Malone by Joy Cowley( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ireland, a young girl who cannot sing, dance, or control her temper stumbles across a faerie village, where a beautiful boy asks her to name her three wishes, but does not promise to grant them for her
Where horses run free : a dream for the American mustang by Joy Cowley( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"She is the lead mare of a herd of wild horses that run the range. When people come to capture them, she leads the herd in a run for safety. But trucks and helicopters drive the horses into pens. Imprisoned behind barbed wire, the fire in the mare's heart is reduced to embers. Her spirit is almost broken, until a cowboy comes and promises to set the horses free."--Jacket. Based on the true story of Dayton O. Hyde and how he came to establish the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary in South Dakota, where wild horses continue to run free. Suggested level: junior, primary
The duck in the gun by Joy Cowley( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war was all ready to begin when a duck was discovered nesting in the only cannon. So for want of a cannon, the war was avoided
Friends : Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about the friendship between Snake and Lizard. Suggested level: primary
Stories of the wild West gang by Joy Cowley( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten humorous stories about the West family's adventures
Tricksters, conjurors, skydancers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three New Zealand writers, discuss their influences, beliefs, professional lives and work in the children's literature genre. In the taster/book Kate de Goldi discusses how she developed this resource. Includes both student and teachers notes
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hunter
Alternative Names
Cowley, Cassia Joy

Cowley, Cassia Joy 1936-

Cowley, Joy, 1936-

Cowley Mason, Joy 1936-

Joy Cowley auteure de littérature d'enfance et de jeunesse

Joy Cowley escritora neozelandesa

Joy Cowley schrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Joy Cowley scriitoare neozeelandeză

Kauli, Jōy

Kauli, Joy 1936-

Mason, Cassia Joy

Mason, Cassia Joy 1936-

Mason, Joy Cowley

Mason, Joy Cowley 1936-

Summers, Cassia Joy

Summers, Cassia Joy 1936-

Джой Коули

카울리, 조이 1936-

カウリー, ジョイ

カウリジヨイ

コーリー, ジョイ

Languages
English (241)

Spanish (10)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (2)

Arabic (1)

Korean (1)

Maori (1)

Covers
Gracias, the Thanksgiving turkeyChameleon chameleonMrs. Wishy-Washy's FarmMrs. Wishy-Washy's ChristmasThe rusty, trusty tractorAgapanthus Hum and the eyeglassesChicken feathersSnake and lizard