This is a book that has been waiting to happen: we’re so pleased to release this fun, young compendium of Joy Cowley’s best writing

Julia Marshall, Publisher

The Gobbledegook Book: A Joy Cowley Anthology


Joy Cowley’s favourite stories, poems and nonsense rhymes collected and reillustrated in a hardback gift volume for the family to treasure.


  • Description

    Joy Cowley’s wordplay and humour shine in this landmark collection of stories, rhymes, nonsense and poems.
    The Gobbledegook Book collects favourites like ‘Faster Faster’ and less-known treasures alongside the much-loved classics ‘Greedy Cat’ and ‘Nicketty-Nacketty Noo-Noo-Noo’.

    The Gobbledegook Book is a perfect family read-aloud and one for early readers to snuggle up with.

  • Book Details

    Country of Origin New Zealand
    Reader Age 2-5 year, 5-7 year, 6-8 year
    Book Size

  • Reviews

    1. NZ Book Lovers

      The Gobbledegook Book is the kind of book that will be passed down generations of a family – timeless, joyous and heavy with memories.

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