Hameray is proud to offer an all-new collection of Joy Cowley works, specifically written for early readers - grades K-2. Joy Cowley is an award-winning author of novels, short stories, children's fiction, and the beloved Mrs. Wishy-Washy stories. The Joy Cowley Collection brings back well-known and much-loved characters, promoting "learning with laughter." The series includes six new Mrs. Wishy-Washy books while all titles utilize Joy's trademark storytelling that features:
Poetry, Rhyme, and Alliteration
Colorful, Eye-Catching Illustrations on Every Page
Teachers Notes in the Back Section of Each Book
Students will love the engaging characters and rhythm featured in each story.
The Joy Cowley Collection is easy to incorporate into any current reading program providing shared, guided, and independent reading opportunities for the whole class.
Hameray Publishing Group has exclusive publishing and distribution rights for the all-new Joy Cowley Collection within the United States. 60 books are currently available in the color sets, with an additional 30 titles in the new lower-level Early Birds series.
The first release from the Joy Cowley Collection, the Green Set was published in early 2010 and features Joy Cowley's favorite characters Mrs. Wishy-Washy, Smarty Pants, Dan the Flying Man, the Meanies and the Hungry Giant.
The Red Set is the latest release in the Joy Cowley Collection, published in November 2010. This selection of books includes brand-new stories featuring characters like Mrs. Wishy-Washy, Mr. Wishy-Washy, Sloppy Tiger, Hairy Bear, Mr. Whisper, and Huggles.
The third release in the Joy Cowley Collection, published in May 2011, is the Orange Set. This selection of books includes brand-new stories featuring brand-new characters! Read new adventures featuring Little Sister and Big Brother, Barbie the Wild Lamb, Pen and Pencil, the Gruesomes, and Oscar, all written by Joy Cowley.
The perfect addition to your classroom, or gift for the young child in your life! The Mrs. Wishy-Washy Book Collection contains all 6 early reader books featuring Joy Cowley's most popular character. Each book is 16 pages long, and written for children ages 4-8, or Pre-K to 2nd Grade.
Special extended due to popular demand! Introduce your students and children to one of the world's most beloved children's authors, Joy Cowley, and her most popular character Mrs. Wishy Washy. Hameray's"Joy Cowley Introductory Pack" contains the perfect starter package to begin your very own Joy Cowley Collection!
The Complete Joy Cowley Collection Green Set introduces Joy's most popular characters with a set of 15 early reader books. Listen to Joy read with great expression and animation, all fifteen stories on the accompanying Joy Cowley Collection Audio CD. Make these titles come to life by using the Mrs. Wishy-Washy and Friends Finger Puppets, a great tool for telling and retelling stories with children. Follow up with "A Writer's Life", an introduction to the author's life, in her own words.
Made of soft fabric and stuffed with cotton, these finger puppets are a great way for children to get "hands-on" with their favorite Joy Cowley characters! This set of 4 puppets includes Mrs. Wishy-Washy, Cow, Duck and Pig.
An autobiography for teachers and parents to share with their children. This book chronicles the life of Joy Cowley, in the writer's own words. Follow along from her modest upbringing in New Zealand, through her ascent to one of the most popular children's authors of all-time. Filled with personal pictures and anecdotes, this book is a perfect way for children and teachers to learn more about their favorite author.