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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?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    March 30, 2009

    Picture Puffin

    RRP $14.95

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Also by Bob Darroch

Little Kiwi Has a Forest Feast
Little Kiwi, Whose Nest Is Best?
Little Kiwi Counts the Chicks
Little Kiwi Finds Fantail
Little Kiwi and the Noisy Morning
Time for Bed, Little Kiwi
Little Kiwi Flies to the Rescue
Little Kiwi Loses His Mum
Little Kiwi Meets a Monster
Little Kiwi Looks After the Egg
Little Kiwi and the Dinosaur


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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy
Peter Rabbit
Peppa Pig: Peppa Visits the Great Barrier Reef
Spot Goes To The Fire Station
Spot Loves His Dad
Mr Men and Little Miss: Mr Happy
Harry The Dirty Dog
The Cleaner
John Key: Portrait of a Prime Minister
Princess Poppy: The Birthday
Katie Morag and the Dancing Class
Little Red Train's Race to the Finish
The Whale Rider
The Denniston Rose
Daisy: Really, Really
Once Were Warriors
Gabriel's Bay
Catch Me When You Fall
Sleeps Standing