Real Pigeons Nest Hard : Real Pigeons: Book 3 - Andrew McDonald

Real Pigeons Nest Hard

Real Pigeons: Book 3

By: Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood (Illustrator)

Paperback | 1 May 2019 | Edition Number 1

At a Glance

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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!

In this hot new series for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man, the crime-fighting birds known as the Real Pigeons have some mega mysteries to solve. Someone has been stealing from a vulture. A beastly child is lost in the park. And Homey’s long-lost family have been bird-napped!

But how can you fight crime when you don’t have the perfect nest??

No-one can protect a city like Rock, Frillback, Tumbler, Homey and Grandpouter. Crime-fighting has never been so COO!

About the Author

Andrew McDonald is a Melbourne writer and author of books for young readers. In 2009 he published his hilarious debut middle-grade novel, The Greatest Blogger in the World, about a kid called Charlie who wants to use his blog to Be the Hero, Get the Girl and Save the Day.

Son of Death is his second novel, a black comedy about grim reaping, family responsiblity and rock'n'roll. Andrew is a graduate of RMIT's Professional Writing and Editing course. He has worked for Readings bookshop in Melbourne and the flagship Foyles bookshop in London as a children's bookseller. He currently sits on the Victorian committee of the Australian Children's Laureate program and intermittently volunteers with 100 Story Building, a centre for young writers in Melbourne's inner-west.

About the Illustrator

Ben Wood is a children’s illustrator. Best known for bringing famed Squishy Taylor to life, Ben creates engaging illustrations that resonate with readers young and old. Ben has really let loose in Andrew McDonald’s Real Pigeons series, and has woven illustrations throughout the story in a really fun way.

He has illustrated over 25 books, with several titles being a CBCA Notable in 2016 and 2017. When not in the studio, Ben runs presentations and workshops in schools across Australia.
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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Real Pigeons Fight Crime : Real Pigeons: Book 1 - Andrew McDonald
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Real Pigeons Flex Feathers : Real Pigeons: Book 7 - Andrew McDonald
Real Pigeons Peck Punches : Real Pigeons: Book 5 - Andrew McDonald
Real Pigeons Splash Back : Real Pigeons: Book 4 - Andrew McDonald