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The toymaker and the bird

Author: Pamela Allen
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Explores concepts of freedom, love, and possessiveness through the story of a toymaker who lives alone in the forest, and makes music with a wild bird. He cages her to stop her flying away, but she misses her freedom and leaves forever when he eventually opens the door. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Allen
ISBN: 9780670073634 0670073636
OCLC Number: 316791927
Notes: Picture story book for children by a New Zealand author.
Awards: Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Picture Books 2010.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Toy maker and the bird
Responsibility: Pamela Allen.

Abstract:

Explores concepts of freedom, love, and possessiveness through the story of a toymaker who lives alone in the forest, and makes music with a wild bird. He cages her to stop her flying away, but she misses her freedom and leaves forever when he eventually opens the door. Suggested level: primary.
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