Sneaky peek at Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)…

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It’s just three months until Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!) publishes and I have an exclusive look inside for you! Sheena Dempsey has done the most brilliant job (as ever) of illustrating this newest addition to the Dave Pigeon family and I can’t wait for this book to wing it’s way into the world.

Dave Pigeon roosting on shelves in New Zealand

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Dave Pigeon’s been making himself right at home here in Christchurch. So far, he’s joined the library shelves… Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre library … He was spotted at a local bookshop by brilliant school librarian, Zac… PaperPlus in Hornby … And pigeontastic children’s book blogger Bob Docherty has given Dave Pigeon two dazzling reviews! I think Dave is loving the Kiwi …

Cover reveal: Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)

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Pigeontastic news Dave Pigeon fans: Dave and Skipper are coming home to roost with their fourth book! In this latest adventure, our favourite pigeon duo will be rubbing feathery shoulders with royalty and of course, Dave is about to suggest a catbrainned idea that lands the pigeons in a crate full of chaos. Team Dave Pigeon are so proud to …

Dave Pigeon at Edinburgh International Book Festival

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I’m back from an incredible couple of days at Edinburgh International Book Festival, where Sheena and I were running our story-building and villain design workshop for the first time in bonnie Scotland. Edinburgh did not disappoint. Despite the rain, we had an AMAZING time, catching up with fellow authors and illustrators and most of all, spending a wonderful couple of …

Carousel reviews Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

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Here at Dave Pigeon HQ we are celebrating Friday with this wonderful review of Dave Pigeon (Racer!) in the latest issue of Carousel. Make sure you pick up a copy because the magazine is filled with wonderful children’s literature content and a gorgeous Chris Riddell cover to boot.

Dave Pigeon (Racer!) is a Best New Children’s Books 2018

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It’s three in a row! I’m so happy to say that Dave Pigeon (Racer!) has made it into today’s ‘Best New Children’s Books’ supplement in The Guardian, following in the (pigeon) steps of book siblings Dave Pigeon and Dave Pigeon (Nuggets!). The supplement, as ever, is packed full of brilliant new children’s books to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week so do grab …