Swapna Haddow - Author

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.

 

Featured books by Swapna Haddow

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/01/2018

Dave Pigeon and his best friend Skipper were living happily in the Human Lady's house, but now they're travelling in a box to Pawsville Vets ... maybe Dave will finally get his broken wing fixed. The pet shop is full of new friends... Jet the dog, Cricket Ball Face the hamster... and with friendship comes a bit of healthy competition, and what could be better that a race for a racing pigeon? But the only animal who thinks Dave is capable of going up against the infamous Mickey Lightning is Dave himself.

Other books by Swapna Haddow

Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)

Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

Dave Pigeon and his best friend Skipper are taking in the sights of London. Whilst pecking around the gates of the Royal Palace, looking for high-brow snacks to feast on, they meet Prince Raju Pigeon, one of the Queen's personal birds from the Royal Lofts. Raju is tired of royal life and longs to see life beyond the palace gates. Dave suggests they swap places for a short while! Raju will get to see how normal pigeon lives and Dave will be pampered in the Royal Lofts. Of course, this all goes to Dave's head and as he laps up the royal treatment becoming more unbearable than ever. But life in high society is not all it's cracked up to be... A modern-day prince and pauper story with pigeons!

Little Rabbit's Big Surprise

Little Rabbit's Big Surprise

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Little Rabbit is bored. Her brothers and sisters are busy with chores and her friends are out collecting worms. Her grandfather, Big Rabbit, offers to make her his assistant for the day - he's got lots of work she can help him with. Little Rabbit laughs; her grandfather doesn't have a job - he spends all day with his friends. Why don't you come with me and see? replies Big Rabbit. First they visit Mole, who has a problem with his dark tunnels, before hopping over to visit Granny Hedgehog, who's suffering with a rather nasty cold. As they're leaving they meet Dormouse who's struggling to keep his babies happy while he forages for twigs for their nest. The last stop is Squirrel's den, but the usually acrobatic Squirrel has sprained her paw. After helping her, they head home - what a busy day! In the morning Little Rabbit wakes to find her grandfather has left her a list of things to collect. Little Rabbit's excited, certain that the things are for making a kite, but she's in for a big surprise... A heartwarming story about helping others and spreading kindness.

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/01/2018

Dave Pigeon and his best friend Skipper were living happily in the Human Lady's house, but now they're travelling in a box to Pawsville Vets ... maybe Dave will finally get his broken wing fixed. The pet shop is full of new friends... Jet the dog, Cricket Ball Face the hamster... and with friendship comes a bit of healthy competition, and what could be better that a race for a racing pigeon? But the only animal who thinks Dave is capable of going up against the infamous Mickey Lightning is Dave himself.

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

Author: Swapna Haddow Format: eBook Release Date: 16/01/2018

Have you ever sat in a shoebox? Of course you have. But have you ever sat in one when your best friend Dave has spread his feathery self out so wide that his cheesy feet are right up your beak and there also happens to be an old banana in the corner taking up the rest of the space? I didn't think so. This is where our story begins... Dave Pigeon and his best friend Skipper were living happily in the Human Lady's house, but now they're travelling in a box to Pawsville Vets ... maybe Dave will finally get his broken wing fixed. The pet shop is full of new friends... Jet the dog, Cricket Ball Face the hamster... and with friendship comes a bit of healthy competition, and what could be better that a race for a racing pigeon? But the only animal who thinks Dave is capable of going up against the infamous Mickey Lightning is Dave himself. The third installment to this laugh-out-loud new series is fully illustrated throughout by the incredible Sheena Dempsey.

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