I put my face close to the cocky's and gave it a look. Don't be scared, you poor little thing, the look said. I want to help you. 'Rack off,' said the cocky. The last thing Rowena wants in her life right now is a crazy cockatoo. She's got enough problems of her own. For a start, she's just splattered twoo hundred grown-ups with jelly and custard. But a crook-tempered cockatoo, Ro discovers, can be just the friend she needs.