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  • Published: 30 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143503620
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $14.95

Little Kiwi Loses His Mum


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Little Kiwi hatches into an accidental adventure, and his very first mission is to find his mum! A fun story about New Zealand's favourite Little Kiwi in the bestselling series by Bob Darroch.

When Little Kiwi hatches from his egg an accident launches him out into the world on an unexpected adventure. He's got to get back home to Mum but what does she looks like?

With help from a blue penguin he sets about meeting a variety of New Zealand birds in his quest to find his mum.


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  • Pub date: 30 March 2009
  • ISBN: 9780143503620
  • 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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