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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Kookoo Kookaburra
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The author 'tells the story of Kookoo, a kind and well-loved kookaburra who is famous for entertaining the other bush creatures with his funny stories. Everyone knows Kookoo has a special gift because he can tell funny stories about the other animals without hurting their feelings. However, when Kookoo runs out of kind stories he turns to teasing and making fun of his friends’ differences. Refusing to listen to the sage advice of his uncle, Kookoo gradually alienates all his friends until he finds himself alone and ignored by the other animals. When he finally listens to the sounds of his own laughter echoing around the bush and realises it has become an unhappy sound, Kookoo is forced to remember his uncle’s words and change his ways — kindness is like a boomerang — if you throw it often, it comes back often.' (Source: Newsouth Books website)

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    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2015 .
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      Extent: 32p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      Description: col. illus.
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      • Published May 2015
      ISBN: 9781921248924, 9781921248917, 9781921248900

Works about this Work

Review : Kookoo Kookaburra Evie Marshall , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 30 no. 3 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of Kookoo Kookaburra Gregg Dreise , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : Kookoo Kookaburra Sharon Seymour , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , July 2015;

— Review of Kookoo Kookaburra Gregg Dreise , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : Kookoo Kookaburra Sharon Seymour , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , July 2015;

— Review of Kookoo Kookaburra Gregg Dreise , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : Kookoo Kookaburra Evie Marshall , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 30 no. 3 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of Kookoo Kookaburra Gregg Dreise , 2015 single work children's fiction
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