Snake & Lizard 10th birthday edition
The award coincides with the 10th anniversary edition release – complete with faux-snake finishing on the cover – of the much-loved and timeless classic, Snake and Lizard.
Snake and Lizard, awarded Book of the Year in 2008, is a book to read aloud to children, for children learning the pleasure of reading alone and for adults to give to good friends.
“Snake & Lizard is a precious book in the history of Gecko Press, and the start of our partnership with Joy Cowley and Gavin Bishop,” says Julia Marshall, Publisher Gecko Press
“Not a word out of place … in the tradition of Aesop’s fables but much funnier and more unexpected” Kate de Goldi, Radio NZAs well as being a bestseller in New Zealand with more than 20,000 copies sold, rights to Snake and Lizard have been sold to countries including the US, Australia, China, Germany, Norway, South Korea, Turkey and Taiwan.
Joy Cowley’s books are available in any good bookshop or at geckopress.com.