Cuckoo!

Cuckoo!

3.46 (193 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Hardback
By (author) 

List price: US$26.75

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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
show more

Product details

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

Review quote

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
show more

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.
show more

Rating details

193 ratings
3.46 out of 5 stars
5 13% (26)
4 32% (62)
3 41% (80)
2 12% (24)
1 1% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X