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Friends: Snake and Lizard

Friends: Snake and Lizard
  

A new book of stories about the daily adventures of the popular Snake and Lizard. Snake is elegant and calm, and a little self-centred; Lizard is exuberant and irrepressible. Even though they're opposites, they are good friends. With its wisdom, acceptance and good humour, Snake ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781877467257
Barcode 9781877467257
Published 1 June 2010 by Gecko Press
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Cowley, Joy
Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
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ISBN-13 9781877467257
ISBN-10 1877467251
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Publication Date 1 June 2010
International Publication Date 30 October 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Cowley, Joy
Illustrated by Bishop, Gavin
Category Award Winning
Animal Stories
Short Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Junior Fiction Finalists
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 144
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 337g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Friendship, Short stories, Snakes, Lizards, Children's stories, New Zealand
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.2
Catalogue Code 71635

Description of this Book

A new book of stories about the daily adventures of the popular Snake and Lizard. Snake is elegant and calm, and a little self-centred; Lizard is exuberant and irrepressible. Even though they're opposites, they are good friends. With its wisdom, acceptance and good humour, Snake and Lizard captures the essence of friendship. The stories are beautifully illustrated by Gavin Bishop in the warm and clear colours of the desert.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Choice 2010 -- Short-listed for LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Esther Glen Medal for Junior Fiction 2010 -- Short-listed for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Junior Fiction 2010 -- Short-listed for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Junior Fiction 2010

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Author's Bio

Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand's most loved writers. Her awards include: the Margaret Mahy Medal; the Roberta Long medal (Alabama, USA); the AW Reed Award for Contribution to New Zealand Literature; the Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (2005 Queen's Birthday Honours); the NZ Post Children's Book Award 2006 and 2008. Gavin Bishop lives in Christchurch. He has exhibited internationally from Japan to the Czech Republic. His many local and international awards include: the NZ Post Book of the Year Award (four times); the Russell Clarke Medal for Illustration (twice); Grand Prize-winner of the NOMA Concours (Japan, 1984); and the Margaret Mahy Medal (2000).

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