Introducing Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)…

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Here's author @SwapnaHaddow introducing her modern-day prince and pauper story…. with pigeons! 🐦👑 pic.twitter.com/c0JNuWPPcA — Faber Children's (@FaberChildrens) 14 March 2019 And here is illustrator, @SheenaDempsey, showing how she creates the artwork that goes inside the book. 🐦👑 pic.twitter.com/tSiMFP6QWZ — Faber Children's (@FaberChildrens) 14 March 2019

ReadItDaddy’s Chapter Book of the Week!

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Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) is ReadItDaddy’s Chapter Book of the Week! What a wonderful way to round off a superb publication and World Book Day week. Have a read of the full review here. Thank you so much to ReadItDaddy for your brilliant review and for all you do in promoting wonderful children’s books and supporting new talent.

Happy World Book Day!

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Thank you so much to all the readers, parents, guardians, carers, educators, librarians, teachers, booksellers, bloggers, volunteers and absolutely everyone else who has ever helped get Dave Pigeon books into the hands of readers. Every year it blows my mind that fans sit down and create costumes and other brilliant things all inspired by Dave Pigeon. My heart is always …

Happy Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) Day!

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Today’s the day: Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) is officially out in the world and on World Book Day, no less. What an absolute honour. You officially have permission from me to spend your day eating royal jammy biscuits. If you spot Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) out in the wild, do send me a picture. I’d love to know where Dave …

Interview with The Children’s Book Spectacular

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Fantastic news for those of you need who need a big children’s book fix! The Children’s Book Spectacular, a group of librarians, editors, literacy agents, teachers and authors, have launched an incredible channel on You Tube so they can bring a whole host of all things children’s books! Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah! They very kindly asked ME to launch their channel …

Dave Pigeon World Book Day Inspiration

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World Book Day lands on Thursday 7th March and it’s a double celebration because Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) publishes on that very same day! Every year we love seeing your Dave Pigeon costumes so please do send in or tweet your pictures. Here are some pigeontastic costumes from previous years to inspire your own creations: And if you need a …

Dave Pigeon Competition Time!

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Faber & Faber are offering you the chance to win all four Dave Pigeon books AND a cuddly royal pigeon to celebrate the release of Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) in two weeks time! To be in with a chance of winning, tweet a picture of your drawing of your favourite animal as royalty to @faberchildrens on Twitter, using the hashtag …