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!

How to design a Dave Pigeon window

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It’s been exciting times at Team Dave Pigeon HQ. The wonderful Steve and Urmi at Pickled Pepper Books offered us the chance to take over one of their splendid windows in the lead up to the Dave Pigeon Launch Party! (Yes, this is like Christmas for me.) Our window is in place and I couldn’t be happier. It’s a vision …

Dave Pigeon Day Boxing Day

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Sitting in bed with my mug of tea and one and a half jammy dodgers, (the bottom half crumbled in transit from the petrol station to home), and I’m having a moment to think about how incredible the last twenty-four hours has been. Dave Pigeon has received so much support and love already, it really has been the most wonderful celebration …

Happy Dave Pigeon Day!

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The day is finally here! Dave Pigeon is out in the world. Thank you so much for sticking by me on this journey. Your support has meant the world to me and I’m sending you wheelbarrow upon wheelbarrow of virtual love and feathers in return. To celebrate getting to publication day, the very brilliant Ross Hendrick has created the Dave …

Mountains to Sea Festival

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On Sunday, Sheena and I took Dave Pigeon to meet the lovely folk of Dublin at the Mountains to Sea Book Festival. We ran a ‘Dave Pigeon: Art and Story Fun’ event were the children who attended drew their own pigeon characters and created their own pigeon adventure. We met ‘Harry the Pigeon’ and took Dave Pigeon on a terrific …