The Tiny Woman’s Coat
Book Author & Illustrator Joy Cowley & Giselle Clarkson.
Rights Available World excl. World English.
In this vibrant rhyming tale of resourcefulness and friendship by one of the world’s great children’s writers, the tiny woman makes a coat of leaves.
The tiny woman makes a coat of leaves with the help of friends in this vibrant rhyming tale. The trees, geese, porcupine, horse and plants all share something so the tiny woman can snip, snip, snip and stitch, stitch, stitch a coat to keep herself warm. Resourcefulness and friendship are at the heart of this simple rhythmic poem by one of the world’s best children’s writers. Buoyant and satisfying to read aloud, this small book will leave the reader snug as a bug.
• Assured language and satisfying, rhythmic read-aloud
• Warm tale of friendship and sharing
• Fresh, vibrant and funny illustrations
• Joy Cowley is New Zealand’s leading living children’s writer
About the Author
Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand’s best-loved writers for children and adults, with an international reputation. She has won a multitude of awards and honours for her bestselling books, including the Prime Ministers Award for contribution to literature. She was shortlisted for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018.
Giselle Clarkson is a freelance illustrator and comic artist. She illustrated Secret World of Butterflies (2017) and is best known for her illustrations for conservation and environmental projects, and of biscuits— Common Household Biscuits of New Zealand was a viral hit. She lives in Wellington, New Zealand.