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Aaron Reynolds - Author

About the Author

Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times-bestselling author of many highly acclaimed books for kids, including Carnivores, Chicks and Salsa, Joey Fly, Private Eye, and the Caldecott Honor-winning Creepy Carrots! He also wrote Nerdy Birdy. He lives in the Chicago area with his wife, two kids, four cats, and between three and ten fish, depending on the day. Matt Davies was the recipient of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartoons, the inaugural 2004 Herblock Prize, and the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. He is the author/illustrator of Ben Rides On and Ben Draws Trouble, and the illustrator of Nerdy Birdy. He and his wife, Lucy, live in Wilton, Connecticut, with their three children.

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Effin' Birds A Field Guide to Identification

Effin' Birds A Field Guide to Identification

Author: Aaron Reynolds Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2021

Have you ever looked a bird dead in the eye and wondered what it was thinking? With Effin' Birds, the most eagerly anticipated new volume in the noble avocation of bird identification, you can venture into nature with confidence. This farcical field guide will help you identify over 200 birds, but more importantly, for the first time in history, it will also help you understand what these birds are thinking: The vainglorious grebe is acutely aware of its own magnificence. The hipster pelican thinks the world is a shitbarge. The overbearing heron wishes you better luck next time, fucknuts. The counsellor swallow wants you to maybe try not being a dickhead. ... and many, many more. Alongside beautiful, scientifically accurate illustrations and a whole lot of swearing is incisive commentary on modern life and the world we, as humans, must navigate. Or maybe it's just some pictures of effin' birds, okay?

Greetings from Effin' Birds 100 Tear-Out Postcards

Greetings from Effin' Birds 100 Tear-Out Postcards

Author: Aaron Reynolds Format: Postcard book or pack Release Date: 16/09/2021

100 SWEARY TEAR-OUT POSTCARDS TO DELIGHT YOUR NEAREST AND DEAREST, FROM THE CREATOR OF EFFIN' BIRDSEver since Effin' Birds first appeared on social media, fans have been clamouring for a way to deliver these lavishly illustrated profane messages in the real world. Today is the day that their prayers and DMs are answered: Greetings from Effin' Birds is a book of 100 tear-out postcards, featuring new birds and new jokes, plus 100 absolutely true* Bird Facts that will help you spot these fine avian creatures in your everyday life. the bewildered gander wants to talk about how fucked everything is the fretful scaup wants to know how long this bullshit is going to take the rational sheldrake is losing its fucking mind over here . . . and 97 more! *All 100 Bird Facts are completely untrue.

Narwhal I'm Around

Narwhal I'm Around

Author: Aaron Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Rex Dexter is cursed...with brains...and daring...and more than his fair share of devilish good looks. But also with an actual curse: dead animals keep showing up in his bedroom, wanting him to solve their murders. After successfully sleuthing a series of endangered animal assassinations, Rex is pretty sure he's home free, spiritually speaking. But that's when he finds a two thousand pound narwhal in his beanbag chair. And this tough guy is dead. And super crabby about it. Fishy business is at hand. And as if that's not bad enough, Rex's mom has a stressful new job. His new teacher may be part of a Russian hit squad. His best friend Darvish is distracted by a role-playing game. And, horror of horrors, Rex may accidentally have a girlfriend. Rex Dexter is neck-deep in dead pet problems. And he's determined to solve them. Or let his best friend Darvish die trying.

Fart Quest

Fart Quest

Author: Aaron Reynolds Illustrator: Cam Kendell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/11/2020

After their masters are vaporised in a goblin battle gone bad, Fart, Pan, and Moxie - three lowly apprentices - decide to impersonate their mentors and pick up the mantle as heroes of the realm. But they need more than a fancy robe, magic staff, and book of magical beasts to be real heroes. They need a quest! So when The Great and Powerful Kevin puts out a call for help, seeking the coveted Golden Llama and its magical golden fart, young Fart and his friends jump at the chance and embark on a journey they were destined for.

Rescuing Mrs. Birdley

Rescuing Mrs. Birdley

Author: Aaron Reynolds Illustrator: Emma Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/07/2020

In this wildly charming and fantastically imaginative story by the New York Times bestselling author of Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear, a young animal expert knows just what to do when she spots her teacher in the wild. Miranda is an animal expert. Or at least, she watches a lot of Nature Joe. Nature Joe is incredible. He rescues animals, returning them to their natural habitat. Mrs. Birdley is a teacher. The natural habitat of a teacher is a classroom. So when Mrs. Birdley escapes school and ends up wild, loose, and confused at the local grocery store, Miranda knows just what to do: she must use her brain, her guts, and her extensive knowledge of Nature Joe to rescue Mrs. Birdley-at any cost! This delightfully over-the-top picture book by newcomer Emma Reynolds explores the weirdness of seeing a teacher outside of school and will have young readers laughing out loud every time they read.

Effin' Birds A Field Guide to Identification

Effin' Birds A Field Guide to Identification

Author: Aaron Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Have you ever looked a bird dead in the eye and wondered what it was thinking? With Effin' Birds, the most eagerly anticipated new volume in the noble avocation of bird identification, you can venture into nature with confidence. This farcical field guide will help you identify over 200 birds, but more importantly, for the first time in history, it will also help you understand what these birds are thinking: The vainglorious grebe is acutely aware of its own magnificence. The hipster pelican thinks the world is a shitbarge. The overbearing heron wishes you better luck next time, fucknuts. The counsellor swallow wants you to maybe try not being a dickhead. ... and many, many more. Alongside beautiful, scientifically accurate illustrations and a whole lot of swearing is incisive commentary on modern life and the world we, as humans, must navigate. Or maybe it's just some pictures of effin' birds, okay?

Dude!

Dude!

Author: Aaron Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/05/2018

Dude! You have to read this book. It's totally about this platypus and this beaver who are friends. They want to go surfing but dude, there's this shark who wants to be friends with them, too. But don't worry. This shark approaches and you'll never guess what happens.

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