Joy Cowley

About Joy Cowley

Birth Day: August 7, 1936
Birth Place: Levin, New Zealand

Joy Cowley

Joy Cowley was born on August 7, 1936 in Levin, New Zealand. A children's author, novelist and short story writer, she is best known for such works of children's literature as The Silent One (1981) and Bow Down Shadrach (1991). Her novels for adults, including Man of Straw (1972) and The Growing Season (1979), typically focus on family struggles.
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Popular As Joy Cowley
Occupation Children's Author
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 7, 1936 (Levin, New Zealand)
Birthday August 7
Town/City Levin, New Zealand
Nationality New Zealand

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Joy Cowleyโ€™s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Joy Cowley was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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About

A children's author, Novelist and short story Writer, she is best known for such works of children's literature as The Silent One (1981) and Bow Down Shadrach (1991). Her novels for adults, including Man of Straw (1972) and The Growing Season (1979), typically focus on family struggles.

Before Fame

Her birth name was Cassia Joy Summers, and she was born in Levin, New Zealand. She received an honorary doctorate from Massey University.

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She published five hundred reading instruction books and was actively involved in teaching reading skills to children and the learning disabled.

Family Life

She was married three times-- to Ted Cowley, Malcolm Mason, and Terry Coles-- and had two sons and two daughters.

Associated With

Her first novel, Nest in a Fallen Tree, was made into a 1971 film with a screenplay by the renowned children's author, Roald Dahl.

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