Real Pigeons Flap Out : Book 11 in the hilariously weird series about crime-fighting pigeons! - Andrew McDonald
CBCA 2024 Younger Readers Shortlist

Real Pigeons Flap Out

Book 11 in the hilariously weird series about crime-fighting pigeons!

By: Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood (Illustrator)

Paperback | 1 November 2023 | Edition Number 1

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RRP $16.99


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Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts!

The Real Pigeons love flapping around the city and fighting crime.

But when lunches start mysteriously DISAPPEARING from tummies, a LOOKALIKE pigeon makes evil plans and a dangerous DOVE starts DESTROYING the city, the pigeons will need to use all the powers they have – and more!

Can the Real Pigeons stick together through the chaos? Or will someone fly away for good? One thing is for sure: the squad will never be the same again!

Nickelodeon is developing an animated movie and TV series based on REAL PIGEONS FIGHT CRIME, to be produced by James Corden and Ben Winston!
  • With over 350,000 books in print and legions of fans worldwide, the REAL PIGEONS series is perfect for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man.
  • Every book contains THREE hilarious, silly and engrossing mysteries!
  • Shortlisted for the 2019 Readings Children’s Book Prize and the 2019 & 2020 ABIA Book of the Year for Younger Children.
    • A 2024 CBCA Younger Readers Book of the Year: Notable Book
    About the Author

    Andrew McDonald writes books for kids. He is the author of the bestselling Real Pigeons series and the Hello Twigs series (both illustrated by Ben Wood). His books have been shortlisted for prizes such as the Australian Book Industry Awards, the Readings Children’s Book Prize, and the YABBA, KOALA and KROC children’s choice book awards.

    Andrew lives in Naarm/Melbourne with his partner and their two children. He is a passionate advocate of books, reading and engaging kids through creativity.

    About the Illustrator

    Ben Wood is the illustrator of the bestselling Real Pigeons junior fiction series. Drawn to stories with humour and heart, Ben has illustrated over 30 books for children. His lively illustrations reflect his love for graphic novels and animation, and really pack a (pigeon) punch in the Real Pigeons series.

    Ben’s books have been included on the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s ‘Notables’ lists, and shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize and the Australian Book Industry Awards. When not in the studio, Ben speaks in schools and runs workshops about illustration. He lives in Victoria, Australia.
  • Real Pigeons

    Real Pigeons Duck Trouble : Real Pigeons : Book 9 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Spy High : Real Pigeons : Book 8 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Eat Danger : Real Pigeons: Book 2 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Fight Crime : Real Pigeons: Book 1 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Stay Coo : Real Pigeons : Book 10 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Flex Feathers : Real Pigeons: Book 7 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Get Bready : Real Pigeons: Book 6 - Andrew McDonald
    Real Pigeons Splash Back : Real Pigeons: Book 4 - Andrew McDonald

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