Dave Pigeon by Swapna Haddow

Dave Pigeon

Written by Swapna Haddow
Illustrated by Sheena Dempsey

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Join Dave Pigeon and his sidekick Skipper on their quest to defeat the most evil cat in town. There will be funny bits, scary bits and biscuity bits. It is perfect for 6+ readers to share with an adult as it has short speech bubbles running with the text for youngsters to read plus there are some brilliant laugh-out-loud black and white illustrations on every page by the superbly talented Sheena Dempsey.


Dave Pigeon by Swapna Haddow

If you can read this, you obviously understand Pigeonese. You may read my book. If you're a cat and you've learnt Pigeonese...(HA HA HA! As if a cat would be smart enough to learn Pigeonese). This must mean if you are a cat and you are able to read this, you have taken a pigeon hostage so that you can trick them into translating the Pigeonese words into Meow. I demand you release the hostage pigeon now. My book contains TOP SECRET ideas that are NONE of a cat's business. Dave Pigeon is writing a book on how he defeated Mean Cat in order to help fellow pigeons everywhere. Cats beware!

About the Author

Swapna Haddow was the winner of the Greenhouse Funny prize 2014. She is the author of the Dave Pigeon books, including How to Deal with Bad Cats and Keep (Most of) your Feathers and a further one, coming in 2017. Swapna lives in London with her husband and son and their pet hamster Gary. When she's not writing she is usually reading, dreaming about living on a boat or eating Jaffa Cakes.

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Book Info


160 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Faber & Faber

Publication date

7th April 2016




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