Today, Dave Pigeon (Racer!) is officially out in the world and flying free. I can’t wait to hear what you think of the new Dave Pigeon book so do get in touch if you have enjoyed Dave and Skipper’s latest adventures and let me know if you see the book out in the wild. Photo (c) Daniel Hobden
Our first review for Dave Pigeon (Racer!) is in and I couldn’t be more delighted. Reviewed by the team behind North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award, who awarded Dave Pigeon the Read Aloud Award back in 2016, this is a very special review for Team Dave Pigeon. Have a read of the full review here. Thank you lovely North Somerset teachers!
The Dave Pigeon Christmas tree is up so I’m signing off. I’ll be working on some exciting new projects so watch this space. Have a feathertastic festive season and I’ll see you in January for the launch of Dave Pigeon (Racer!).
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, 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!
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.
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 …
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!
Thank you so much to Ally, from Glenview Library in Hamilton, New Zealand, for reading Dave Pigeon and for this fantastic review: