Greenwich Book Festival 2016

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Today, Sheena and I took Dave Pigeon to meet pupils from primary schools in the London Borough of Greenwich at the Greenwich Book Festival. One hundred and eighty pupils from seven different primary schools came together to create their own pigeon characters and two incredible action-packed stories. We were so impressed with the talent and creativity of these budding young authors and …

Competition Time!

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Here’s my article about the inspiration for Dave Pigeon in the Spring issue of the Suburb News. If you are aged between 6 years old and 11 years old and fancy entering the Dave Pigeon Writing Competition you have until 22nd June to get your entries in to the Suburb News at rapublications@hgs.org.uk. Stories should to up to 400 words long and …

How to make your own jammy biscuits

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Dave Pigeon has just received a wonderful review from Playing By The Book which you can have a read of here. There is also the most scrumptious looking recipe for jammy biscuits which I can’t wait to make myself. Now, if only I could find the ground almonds…

Time to share some pigeontastic news

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It’s Monday and it’s a wonderful review from Minerva Reads for Dave Pigeon as he gets top billing this week on a pigeontastic bird book post. I’m also beyond excited to share with you that the brilliant folk over at This Book is Funny, a campaign to get funny books into the hands of children, have chosen Dave Pigeon to be one of their …

Reviews! Reviews! Getcha reviews!

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Dave and Skipper have been on the hunt for jammy biscuits for the last month and managed to find their way to Reviewer Land. Have a read of these wonderful reviews of Dave Pigeon from An Awfully Big Adventure, A Bookish Life, Read It Daddy, The Bookbag, Serendipity Reviews and Reading Zone. And here is Zoe James-Williams‘ lovely 5* review of Dave Pigeon in the South Wales Evening …

The Dave Pigeon Launch Party

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Yesterday, the brilliant Pickled Pepper Books hosted our Dave Pigeon launch party. There was bunting. There was cake. There were crafts. And there were enough jammy biscuits to feed a small nation. The party celebrated the launch of my debut book Dave Pigeon: How to Deal with Bad Cats and Keep (most of) Your Feathers. Illustrated by the amazingly talented …

Those weird and wonderful questions…

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Now the author visits are in full swing for Dave Pigeon, I’ve been collating some of the interesting questions I’ve been asked. Have a read of my post on Girls Heart Books where I relay what I said when I was put on the spot about who would win in a battle between a pigeon and a hamster.

Join the Pigeon Party

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To celebrate ‘Dave Pigeon’ being out in the world and to say a huge thank you for your incredible support, Sheena and I would love to invite you all to the Dave Pigeon launch party this Sunday. There will be free arts and crafts for the kids and there will be cake so we hope to see you there!