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May 28 2008

Paraphernalia's present by Diana Lawrenson

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Illustrated by Dee Huxley
ABC Books.2008. ISBN 9780733317422.
(Age Junior Primary) A heartwarming story of chooks and friendship. Dottie and her hen, Paraphernalia share the goings on during each day. One day Dottie has an accident and is house bound for a while. During this time Paraphenalia lays an egg each day that hatch into chickens and from then on Dottie has so many eggs she is able to sell them and makes many new friends in the process. The book also contains some useful facts about hens, chickens and roosters which could be used as part of a unit of work for a class.
Sue Johnston
Marden Education Centre Library

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