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  • Published: 28 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143506621
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $15.99

Little Kiwi Counts the Chicks


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Learn how to count from 1 to 10 with Little Kiwi and Little Sister, in a fun new book by bestselling children's author Bob Darroch!

Learn how to count from 1 to 10 with Little Kiwi and Little Sister, in a fun new book by bestselling children's author Bob Darroch!
In the silence they heard a faint cheep cheep. Then a tweet tweet. And suddenly there was bird talk everywhere as all the mothers welcomed their new chicks!
'There must be hundreds,' cried Little Sister. 'Let's go and count them!'

It's spring and the forest is full of nesting birds. Little Kiwi and Little Sister have never seen so many chicks. They decide to count them all.

Join Little Kiwi on a counting adventure from 1 to 10 and meet all the cheeping chicks as they hatch from their eggs!

  • Pub date: 28 January 2015
  • ISBN: 9780143506621
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $15.99

About the Author

Bob Darroch

Bob Darroch has been drawing cartoons for most of his life. His work has appeared on toys, jigsaws, souvenirs and postcards and in newspapers and magazines worldwide. He started writing and illustrating his own books for children in 1999. In 2001, the first of the popular Little Kiwi stories was published. Little Kiwi is Scared of the Dark has since been awarded the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-loved Book. Bob has illustrated books for other authors, including for his wife, Ruth. Bob and Ruth live in Temuka, South Canterbury.

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Praise for Little Kiwi Counts the Chicks

“Bob Darroch takes the opportunity to introduce New Zealand birds, as well as counting, to our wee readers . . . This is book nine of Little Kiwi's adventures and is sure to be as big a hit with the little ones as the others have been.”

Colleen Thorpe, Northern Advocate


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