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A gorgeous story about accepting differences from the creator of Wanted: The Perfect Pet and The Perfect Present. Cuckoo is a bit different from all the other chicks. They too-woo-weet but he cuckoos! So he goes in search of a new home - but the sheep, frogs and cows don't understand him either! Will he ever find someone who is just like him? 'Drawn with pencil-sharp precision, Cuckoo is an irresistibly cute, round-bodied little bird with a jauntily striped belly and a resilient attitude. What family wouldn't want him in their nest?' - The New York Times
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 256 x 282 x 11mm | 454g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 4-colour
  • 1444912607
  • 9781444912609
  • 652,651

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Very cute little character in an endearingly dippy tale. Quirky and enjoyable, well worth stocking. Peters Gazette Beautifully illustrated and with a funny quirky tale, it's sure to win the hearts of lots of little fans. Baby & Me A really enjoyable text to read, beautifully complimented by the attractive illustrative style. Reading Zone A lovely story about belonging, told appealingly and with a quirky sense of humour that will be appreciated by adult and child alike. Parents in Touch It is a hoot. The Sunday Times Very appealing, thanks to its lovely, warm illustrations and simple story that is told effectively and clearly. Coventry Telegraph Delightful... endearing... very funny. * * * * * Bookbag Fiona Roberton already has two fantastic picture books under her belt and with Cuckoo! she makes it a hat-trick. Beautiful artwork... the story is delightful. Cuckoo is a perfect pre-school picture book. * * * * * Books for Keeps Touching and sweet in equal measure, this book is a tale of friendship, difference and the importance of being understood. Prima Baby & Pregnancy A heartwarming story about friendship and understanding. Adorable on so many levels... Fiona Roberton's illustrations are very cute and complement the sweet story perfectly. Baby London
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About Fiona Roberton

Fiona Roberton was born in Oxford and studied art and design in London and New York. She has kept the wolf from the door for a number of years by working as a designer but she has since befriended the wolf, and has it to tea on Tuesdays. Wanted: The Perfect Pet was inspired by her love of dogs, ducks and disguises.
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193 ratings
3.46 out of 5 stars
5 13% (26)
4 32% (62)
3 41% (80)
2 12% (24)
1 1% (1)
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