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  • Published: 30 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143503613
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.95

Little Kiwi Is Scared of the Dark


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The original title in the bestselling Little Kiwi series by Bob Darroch!

Winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-loved Book

It's night and Little Kiwi is out for his first walk with his mother. The only problem is, the night is full of scary noises and Little Kiwi is terrified of the dark!

Even when he meets other night creatures like morepork and possum, it makes no diference - the night is far too scary for him.

But what happens to Little Kiwi when he decides decides to venture out during the day?

  • Pub date: 30 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143503613
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.95

About the Author

Bob Darroch

Bob Darroch has been drawing cartoons for most of his life. His work has appeared on toys, jigsaws, souvenirs and postcards and in newspapers and magazines worldwide. He started writing and illustrating his own books for children in 1999. In 2001, the first of the popular Little Kiwi stories was published. Little Kiwi is Scared of the Dark has since been awarded the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-loved Book. Bob has illustrated books for other authors, including for his wife, Ruth. Bob and Ruth live in Temuka, South Canterbury.

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