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Coo Coo Kereru

by Terry Fitzgibbon

Page Extent:32 pages
Book Size:250 x 250 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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Combination of rhyming verse and prose tell the story of New Zealand's native wood pidgeon, the Kereru, a familiar sight in the bush as well as urban areas.This bird has achieved an iconic status, with images gracing everything from postage stamps to paintings, and kiwiana of all descriptions.

A fun depiction of the Kereru and its antics is balanced by informative text giving key facts about this native bird, its habitat, feeding and breeding habits., predator threats and the important role it plays in spreading seeds of native trees. A fact file at the back of the book supplements the text.




About the Author

Terry Fitzgibbon

Award-winner illustrator/photographer and author, Terry lives on a bush-clad farm on the beautiful northern coastline of New Zealand.Terry is passionate about nature and has always strived to ensure Aotearoa's extraordinary native wildlife and habitats survive in today's challenging world. Terry has illustrated more than 20 books - both his own and for other authors - using both traditional and digital mediums, and has exhibited his paintings and photographs in Auckland, Whangarei and New Plymouth.