Dave Pigeon in The Guardian

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It’s lovely to see Dave Pigeon mentioned in Lucy Mangan’s round up of books to keep kids entertained during lockdown. If you are at home and looking for something to do, do feel free to download the worksheets in my ‘Fun Stuff‘ section. I’ll be posting more activities over the next few weeks. And if you can send me pictures …

Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) makes the Alligator’s Award longlist!

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I’m thrilled to announce that Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) has made the Alligator’s Award 2020 longlist! This brilliant award celebrates illustrated young fiction, the often unsung heroes that get children hooked on books for life. I couldn’t be more proud of Team Dave Pigeon and to be amongst so many brilliant books. Hugest congratulations and jammy biscuits to everyone!

Happy World Book Day from New Zealand!

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It’s World Book Day and I wasn’t going to miss out on all the fun back in the UK so I was chuffed to be invited to speak to the Writing Extension group at Kaikorai Primary School, where I met with sixteen brilliant young writers. We talked about planning stories and shared ideas on writing. And then we played a …

Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) on Carpool Readeoke

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Carpool Readeoke has gone international! The very brilliant Phil Page invited me to read a bit of Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) on Carpool Readeoke this week. Have a watch of the video and check out all the star-studded line up of authors, teachers and book lovers on the Discovery Schools Trust YouTube channel.

The Wild Imaginings Children’s Writers and Illustrators Hui

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I’ve just had the best sort of weekend for me – a booky weekend. The Wild Imaginings Children’s Writers and Illustrators Hui took place in my new hometown of Dunedin last weekend, with the WILD in Wild Imaginings standing for Writers and Illustrators Love Dunedin and it turns out we certainly do. Team Wild Imaginings put on a fabulous weekend …

Dave Pigeon x The Reading Realm

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Pigeontastic news! Dave Pigeon has joined the collection of books now featured on The Reading Realm app. Developed by school teacher, Ian Eagleton, the app is designed to encourage reading with fun activities paired to each book, with a wide range of books to choose from. Have fun catching up with Dave Pigeon in The Reading Realm and discovering new …