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Title The house that Jack built : being the account of Jack Bull esq., who sailed from these shores to a land far away to live there and trade with the natives of that said land 12th day of September 1798 /
Gavin Bishop.
Uni title House that Jack built.
Author Bishop, Gavin, 1946- (30)
Publisher Gecko Press, Wellington, N.Z.
Published 2012.
ISBN 9781877467608 (hbk.)
187746760X (hbk.)
9781877467615 (pbk.)
1877467618 (pbk.)
MARC No ocn945230316
Pages 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 26 x 30 cm.
Notes A traditional nursery rhyme for children.
Originally published Auckland, N.Z. Scholastic, 1999.
Also available in Māori as Koinei te whare nā Haki i hanga.
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.
New Zealand Post Picture Book, 2000 New Zealand Post Book of the Year, 2000
Subject Nursery rhymes. (15)
Children's poetry, English. (18)
English poetry. (6)
Sophisticated picture books. Nz (5)
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Junior picture books BIS Available

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