Dave Pigeon (Racer!) is in the building!

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Advance copies of Dave Pigeon (Racer!) have been flying around and I’ve finally got my hands on a copy. I’m so proud to finally see the finished book and I can’t wait for you all to see it too, when it lands in bookshops and libraries next month. In the meantime, enjoy the three Dave Pigeon book siblings hanging out …

Hatman recommends Dave Pigeon

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Hatman, aka award-winning author Andy Seed, has chosen his November reads and Dave Pigeon has made the list! I’m chuffed to bits to see that one of my writing heroes has picked Dave as one of his recommendations for November. Have a look at his vlog to see more fantastic reads. Thank you Hatman!

BookTrust: Great Books Guide 2017

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 Children’s Book Week is here! This week is a celebration of reading for pleasure with children, teachers, librarians, educators and parents and I’m so pleased that BookTrust has selected Dave Pigeon (Nuggets!) to be part of their Great Books Guide 2017.

Sheffield Book Awards 2017

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Today, Sheena and I headed up north to Sheffield for the Sheffield Children’s Book Awards 2017. We were chuffed to bits that Dave Pigeon had made the shortlist and caught the dawn train northwards where we bumped into Carnegie-nominated author Patrice Lawrence who was heading up to the very same event. Sheffield did not let down. Seven hundred book-loving children …

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 …