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You're somebody special, Walliwigs!

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Margaret K. McElderry Books,
Pub. Date:
1st U.S. ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Walliwigs's mother was a somewhat foolish parrot who made her nest on top of a steamship's funnel. One day, when she was off flying around, the ship sailed away and Walliwigs was discovered. He ended up with the aunt of the ship's cabin boy, who put him with her chickens. One of them -- Martha -- adopted him. Martha was very proud of Walliwigs as he grew and grew, even though the other hens made fun of him because he was so odd-looking. But Martha protested, saying, "He's very special! When Dr. Beak, who lived next door, saw Walliwigs, he took him to the Institute of Ornithology. Poor Martha was heartbroken and inconsolable. But two weeks later, a letter came. Walliwigs was being given very special treatment because he had turned out to be an almost endangered species, a Great Black Cockatoo -- and as soon as a suitable bride could be found, he was to be married. Martha had always been right. He was very special! This is a funny and touching story with equally amusing full-color pictures, a lively companion to Joan Rankin's earlier books, such as Wow! It's Great Being a Duck.
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-02 04:39:18AM
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subject_facet Cockatoos -- Juvenile fiction, Parrots -- Juvenile fiction
title_display You're somebody special, Walliwigs!
title_full You're somebody special, Walliwigs! / Joan Rankin
title_short You're somebody special, Walliwigs!
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