Cuckoo!

Cuckoo!

3.46 (193 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 7-12 business days.


Not ordering to the United States? Click here.

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? Fiona Roberton's universally appealing style is reminiscent of Oliver Jeffers and bound to win her many young fans. '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

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 237 x 273 x 6mm | 220g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4-colour
  • 1444912615
  • 9781444912616
  • 406,161

Review quote

Very cute little character in an endearingly dippy tale. Quirky and enjoyable, well worth stocking. * Peters Gazette * 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 * 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 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 * 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 * 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 * Very appealing, thanks to its lovely, warm illustrations and simple story that is told effectively and clearly. * Coventry Telegraph * Delightful... endearing... very funny. * * * * * * Bookbag * 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 * 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 * 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 * 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 * Praise for The Perfect Pet:

"It is a hoot." * The Sunday Times *
show more

About Fiona Roberton

Fiona Roberton was born in Oxford and studied art and design in London and New York. She has lived and worked all over the world and is currently based in London. Fiona's debut picture book Cuckoo won the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. She is the creator of the bestselling A Tale of Two Beasts, which has sold over 220,000 copies around the world.
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