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The house that Jack built

Author: Gavin Bishop
Publisher: Wellington : Gecko ; London : Bounce! [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses the cumulative nursery rhyme, about the chain of events that started when Jack built a house, as a metaphor to illustrate the arrival and settlement of the European settlers in New Zealand during the early 19th century. Includes references to Maori folklore. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Bishop
ISBN: 9781877467608 187746760X
OCLC Number: 757148865
Awards: Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Book of the Year 2000
Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Picture Book 2000
Short-listed for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2000
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm
Responsibility: by Gavin Bishop.

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Uses the cumulative nursery rhyme, about the chain of events that started when Jack built a house, as a metaphor to illustrate the arrival and settlement of the European settlers in New Zealand during the early 19th century. Includes references to Maori folklore. A sophisticated picture book. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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