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Written and illustrated by Gavin Bishop
Published by Oxford University Press, New Zealand 1982
ISBN: 0-1955-8059-1
Hardback full-colour picture book, 32 pages
Page size: 240 x 240mm
Level: 5-8 years
Paperback edition available from Scholastic NZ, Private Bag 94407, Greenmount, Auckland 1730, New Zealand

  • - Finalist for the NZ Picture Book of the Year 1983
    - Prizewinner of the NOMA CONCOURS Prize for Children's Picture Books, Japan 1982

Bidibidi, a high country sheep in the South Island of New Zealand is tired of her boring life and a scanty diet of dry mountain grass. She decides to follow the rainbow in search of a more meaningful life. After many exciting and at times life-threatening adventures she meets Rainbow Jackson, the old rainbow maker. Her life is about to change for ever....