Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas

Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas By Joy Cowley, Mrs Wishy Washy s Christmas When Mrs Wishy Washy asks her farm animals to take a bath for Christmas they find a way to take one without freezing
  • Title: Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas
  • Author: Joy Cowley
  • ISBN: 9780439919203
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas By Joy Cowley, When Mrs Wishy Washy asks her farm animals to take a bath for Christmas, they find a way to take one without freezing.
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    About "Joy Cowley"

    1. Joy Cowley

      Joy Cowley, a fiction writer for children and adults, was born in Levin and educated at Palmerston North GHS and Pharmacy College She has been published so widely and to such acclaim that she received a Commemoration Medal in 1990, the OBE in 1992 for her services to children s literature, the Margaret Mahy Award Lecture in 1993 and an honorary doctorate from Massey University in 1993 In 2004, she received the A W Reed Award for Contribution to New Zealand Literature at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Joy has contributed many stories, plays, and poems to New Zealand s School Journal, as far back as the 1960s and as recently as 2010 She is internationally recognised for her contribution to children s literacy and has written than 600 early readers, along with novels and poetry for children.She has also worked as a teacher of creative writing for children in than 10 countries and won critical acclaim for her adult novels and short stories.She was made a Distinguished Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit for services to children s literature at the 2005 Queen s Birthday Honours And in 2010 she received a Prime Minister s Award for Literary Achievement.She currently lives in Wellington.

    540 thoughts on “Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Christmas”

    1. My students found this book to be super funny When Mrs Wishy Washy asks her farm animals to take a bath for Christmas, they find a way to take one without freezing.


    2. I thought this was an interesting story, but overall could ve held a deeper moral to the storyline The illustrations went along nicely with the farm setting, and helped set an image of the scene Topics Christmas, farm animals, bathing, listening vs making your own decisions, presents, responsibility, care towards pets.


    3. Booklist September 15, 2005 Vol 102, No 2 PreS Gr 1 Mrs Wishy Washy thinks her farm animals need a bath for Christmas a cold bath No bath, no presents The pig, the cow, and the goose are horrified that Mrs W expects them to break through the ice in the old tin tub and wash up But Goose has a plan He leads the animals into the bathroom, where Mrs Wishy Washy has everything from shampoo and face cream to fluffy pink towels, and he invites the gang in for a splash The art provides much of the fun, [...]


    4. In this story, Mrs Wishy Washy wants to have a perfectly clean Christmas She demands that her farm animals, the cow, the pig, and the chicken, take a bath and get clean before she returns home The problem is, their bath water is cold, and the weather is no better The animals decide to sneak into the house and use Mrs Wishy Washy s bathtub After the animals make a mess of the house, Mrs Wishy Washy decides to forgive them in the spirit of Christmas Joy Cowley uses rhymes to tell this story which [...]


    5. Mrs Wishy Washy s Christmas I used to read Mrs Wishy Washy in grade school There was something about the old lady character that drew me to her, I loved her when I was little and I still love her now I have never read or heard the story about her Christmas but I have now and I still love the old woman and the stories that come with her I thought this was cute little story about an old lady and her farm animals It can show students the concept of owning animals and also the spirit of Christmas, i [...]


    6. This is an adorable and humorous story for Christmas The lines are rhyming and simple, and there is repetition used, with the name Wishy Washy The animals also talk, which adds to the humor of the story It s a feel good Christmas tale.Ages 2 5


    7. Just because it s cold outside, doesn t excuse the animals on Mrs Wishy Washy s farm from getting a bath She tells them they better take a bath or no Christmas presents What will the animals do since their bath water is so cold, ice is forming on top



    8. It is Christmas on Wishy Washy Farm and Mrs Wisshy Washy wants her animals squeeky clean But, the water is cold So, the animals have an idea to take a bath in the house Cute book about Christmas.











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