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The cuckoo and the warbler : a true New Zealand story / illustrated by Heather Hunt ; written by Kennedy Warne.

By: Warne, Kennedy [author.].
Contributor(s): Hunt, Heather, 1959- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 35 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 x 26 cm.ISBN: 9780947503055 ; 9780947503048 ; 0947503056 ; 0947503048 .Subject(s): Cuckoos -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Australasian warblers -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Migratory birds -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Pīpīwharauroa | RiroriroGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. | Picture books for children.DDC classification: 598.8 Summary: The Cuckoo and the Warbler tells the story of one of the most remarkable wildlife relationships in New Zealand, between pipiwharauroa, the shining cuckoo, and riroriro, the grey warbler. It is a story of tragedy, trickery and faithful care &#x; and it plays out each spring and summer in the forests of Aotearoa. Although rarely seen by humans, the interaction of these two native birds is a striking example of nature&#x;s inventiveness.
List(s) this item appears in: NZ Childrens Book Awards 2017
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Picture Books Hāwera LibraryPlus
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Children's Picture Books W (Browse shelf) Available i2162626
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Children's Picture Books H (Browse shelf) Available i2167280
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The Cuckoo and the Warbler tells the story of one of the most remarkable wildlife relationships in New Zealand, between pipiwharauroa, the shining cuckoo, and riroriro, the grey warbler. It is a story of tragedy, trickery and faithful care &#x; and it plays out each spring and summer in the forests of Aotearoa. Although rarely seen by humans, the interaction of these two native birds is a striking example of nature&#x;s inventiveness.

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