Real Pigeons Fight Crime : Real Pigeons: Book 1  - Andrew McDonald

Real Pigeons Fight Crime

Real Pigeons: Book 1

By: Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood (Illustrator)

Paperback | 1 July 2018 | Edition Number 1

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The first hilarious book in the blockbuster REAL PIGEONS series about crime-fighting, mystery-solving pigeons! Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts!

Did you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It's true! With master of disguise Rock Pigeon, bendy Tumbler, strong Frillback and super-finder Homey, the REAL PIGEONS will solve any mystery and fight any bad guy to keep the city safe!

In Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Rock and his mystery-solving friends will tackle their first caseload: Why have all the breadcrumbs disappeared? Who on earth is kidnapping bats? And can the pigeons avert a dinner disaster??

This best-selling Australian series is beloved by readers worldwide, with over 600,000 books in print in 25 languages. With three hilarious, silly and engrossing mysteries in every Real Pigeons book, it's perfect for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man. And Real Pigeons is now in development with major studio Nickelodeon for animated film and TV, to be produced by James Corden and Ben Winston! 

'Combining the best of a graphic novel and traditional narrative, McDonald’s text charms and entertains, while Wood’s often hilarious illustrations kick it to next-level fun!' –CBCA Reading Time

Read the whole REAL PIGEONS series now:

  1. Real Pigeons Fight Crime
  2. Real Pigeons Eat Danger 
  3. Real Pigeons Nest Hard 
  4. Real Pigeons Splash Back 
  5. Real Pigeons Peck Punches
  6. Real Pigeons Get Bready 
  7. Real Pigeons Flex Feathers 
  8. Real Pigeons Spy High 
  9. Real Pigeons Duck Trouble
  10. Real Pigeons Stay Coo 
  11. Real Pigeons Flap Out
  12. Real Pigeons Power Up – coming November 2024!
Industry Reviews
  • ‘Perfectly absurd.’ – Booklist
  • ‘A goofball farce.’ – Kirkus
  • ‘REAL PIGEONS = REAL LAUGHS FOR REAL KIDS!’ – Sally Rippin
  • ‘Not only did we cackle and giggle while reading the book, we also slept MUCH SAFER knowing that there were REAL PIGEONS out there fighting crime!’ – Peter Helliar
REAL QUOTES FROM REAL KIDS!
  • ‘Real Pigeons is really funny and very WEIRD. I have read it about 50 times.’ – Tom, 8 years old
  • ‘The REAL PIGEONS make me laugh and the book is fun to read.’ – Caitlin, 7 years old
  • ‘I love the Real Pigeons because they are adventurous, brave and they make me laugh.’ – Sam, 7 years old
  • ‘All the pigeons make me laugh. When I see pigeons in the street now, I imagine what crimes they are trying to solve.’ – Fraser, 6 and ¾ years old
  • ‘I also really love Rock’s pet twig, Trent. It is such a funny thing to have a pet twig.’ – Tom, 8 years old
  • ‘I really loved Real Pigeons because it has humour with hints of heroism, realism and adventure.’ – Archie, 10 years old

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