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  • Published: 3 February 2003
  • ISBN: 9780143519775
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $18.99

Mrs Wishy Washy's Farm


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Wishy-washy! Wishy-washy! Too many baths are too much for Mrs Wishy-Washy's farm animals and they decide to hit the road. Before long they'll be wishing for one of her baths...

The best known and best loved of Mrs Wishy-Washy's adventures by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Elizabeth Fuller.


Mrs Wishy-Washy is at it again, rubbing and scrubbing all the animals on the farm. But this time they are not standing for it. Duck, Cow and Pig are leaving mean old Mrs Wishy-Washy for ever. They run away to the big city. But when they get lost they start to think that maybe Mrs Wishy-Washy and her farm aren't so bad after all.

  • Pub date: 3 February 2003
  • ISBN: 9780143519775
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $18.99

About the Author

Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley is a much-loved, multi-award-winning New Zealand author of more than 600 titles. She is famous in the United States as the author of the Mrs Wishy-Washy series, which has sold over 40 million copies. Three of her novels, The Silent One, Bow Down Shadrach, and Hunter, have won Children's Book of the Year awards in New Zealand; Ticket to the Sky Dance and Starbright and the Dream Eaterwon junior fiction awards two years running. Joy has been awarded the OBE for her services to children's writing.

When not travelling the world, Joy spends her time between Wellington and the Marlborough Sounds.

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