By Cowley, JoyIllustrated by Mousdale, Chris
A sensitive story about how to deal with the death of a classmate.
Brodie always made us laugh. He d wiggle his ears and yodel like a country singer. He was an awesome artist and drew heaps of planes and helicopters because he wanted to be a chopper pilot. We all knew Brodie w...as sick, but we never thought he d die.
Winner in the Picture Book category at the 2002 New Zealand Post Children s Book Awards.
2002 Storylines Notable Picture Book.
Beautiful mixed media illustrations which won Chris Mousdale Best First Book at the 2002 New Zealand Post Children s Book Awards.Read more
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Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand's most celebrated authors. In 1992 she was awarded an OBE, and in 2005 was appointed a Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, both in recognition of her services to children's literature. She has won multiple high-profile awards, from the prestigious Margaret Mahy Award to the national Book of the Year Award (three times) to, most recently (in 2010), the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction. Joy has been married three times and has 13 grandchildren. Chris Mousdale was born in the UK in Liverpool, and now lives in New Zealand. He studied Fine Art in Canterbury and has worked as a freelance illustrator since 1986. Chris has illustrated over 2,000 editorial graphics, as well as book covers, posters and CD covers. He is also a designer and artist and has had a number of solo exhibitions of his paintings and constructions. Brodie is his first book.
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