The Lancashire School Library Service Fantastic Book Awards 2018

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Flumping feathers! Dave Pigeon has been nominated for the Lancashire School Library Service Fantastic Book Awards 2018. We are pleased as punch, here at Dave Pigeon HQ! The awards are judged by thousands of children from primary schools across Lancashire, ahead of the award ceremony in May. Thank you so much Lancashire School Library Service. Wings crossed for Dave Pigeon!

The Dave Pigeon (Racer!) cover is here!

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Good Feathens! It’s the magnificent Dave Pigeon (Racer!) cover. Illustrated by Sheena Dempsey, I’m beyond excited to share the cover of the brand new Dave Pigeon book with you all. Dave Pigeon (Racer!) is out next year in January. Hurrah!  

Dave Pigeon visits North Finchley Library

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As part of the Summer Reading Challenge celebrations, Barnet Libraries invited Sheena and I to run our Dave Pigeon workshop at North Finchley library. This meant an awful lot to me as libraries were my favourite places as child (and still are now, quite honestly) and this was my first event at a library in my home borough. We created …

Team Dave Pigeon at The Roald Dahl Museum

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Today, Team Dave Pigeon were at the literary home of the great Roald Dahl. If you have ever met me, you will know how much I loved his books as a child and what an inspiration he continues to be to me now that I’m a grown-up writing children’s books. It was a dream come true to be in Great Missenden …

Dave and Skipper have taken over the BookTrust blog

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Someone at the BookTrust offices has only gone and left the windows wide open, leaving the office computers unattended, only to be hijacked by Dave and Skipper. Have a read of their guest post over on the BookTrust Blog. I love Sheena Dempsey’s illustrations including this lovely one of the two of us.

Summer Reading Challenge Launch Day

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Today is the official launch of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The theme is ‘Animal Agents’ and Dave Pigeon is one of The Reading Agency’s selected reads this year! Get involved with your local library, read six books, follow the clues and join in with hundreds of events across the nation over the summer break. Team Dave Pigeon will be …