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Real Pigeons Duck Trouble: Live Mystery


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Calling all junior crime fighters! Join us for an interactive storytelling event where you’ll help author Andrew McDonald and illustrator Ben Wood, creators of the hilarious Real Pigeons series, solve a real live mystery!

To celebrate the launch of Real Pigeons Duck Trouble, Andrew and Ben will bring a pigeon puzzle to life before your eyes with live drawings, sound effects and a cast of your favourite feathery heroes (and villains). In order to solve this mystery the Real Pigeons are going to need YOUR HELP! Make sure you come dressed to fight crime – Ben and Andrew will run a costume competition with prizes for best dressed pigeon.

Warning: this event may contain traces of delicious breadcrumbs.

The bookseller for this event is The Little Bookroom.


Andrew McDonald

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). Andrew lives in Naarm/Melbourne, where he makes up stories and writes them down. He especially likes telling stories that make kids laugh, gasp an... Read more

Ben Wood

Ben Wood is the illustrator of the bestselling Real Pigeons series and the upcoming graphic novel series for young readers, Hello Twigs. Drawn to stories that are funny and heartfelt, his lively illustrations reflect his love for graphic novels and animation. Ben’s books have been included on the ... Read more

Janet McLeod

With a couple of dozen years as a comedy performer, talent coordinator, event producer and behind-the-scenes whiz kid, Janet’s sense of fun and colour has made her a popular host of State Library Victoria’s Storytime – not to mention countless trivia nights and comedy events across Austral... Read more


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