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Mrs Parata and the cuckoo / written by Ruth Darroch and illustrated by Bob Darroch.

By: Darroch, Ruth.
Contributor(s): Darroch, Bob, 1940- | Darroch, Bob, 1940-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed Pub., 2005Description: pages cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869485238 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Cuckoos -- Juvenile fiction | Sharing -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: When Mrs Parata reads a story to her grandchildren, the children learn about the shining cuckoo and how it steals the tomtit's nest, while Mrs Parata's son learns about sharing. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Mrs Parata is delighted to see the first cuckoo of spring since it means the whitebait will be running in the river - but first she needs to get a new net On her trip to town she visits her daughter Kera but things aren't all that good in Kera's house. Her brother Joe has arrived and seems to have settled in for a long stay. It's now up to Mrs Parata to tell her grandchildren the story of the shining cuckoo and maybe teach her son Joe a valuable lesson too. Mrs Parata returns in a wonderful story about family dynamics.

Picture story book for children.

When Mrs Parata reads a story to her grandchildren, the children learn about the shining cuckoo and how it steals the tomtit's nest, while Mrs Parata's son learns about sharing. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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