Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley is one of the world’s most loved writers and has written many books for both adults and children, including over 1,000 books specifically for young readers. Her first adult novel was adapted into the 1971 film The Night Digger by screenwriter Roald Dahl.

She has won Book of the Year three times at the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and is still writing full-time for children. Joy has many awards including a D.Litt., the Roberta Long Medal (USA), and is a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005.

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