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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 is a children’s book author and the writer of the bestselling Real Pigeons series, which is illustrated by Ben Wood. Andrew’s books have been shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize, the Australian Book Industry Awards and the YABBA/KOALA/KROC children’s ch... Read more

Ben Wood

Ben Wood is the illustrator of the bestselling Real Pigeons series, sold in over 20 countries. Ben is drawn to books with both humour and heart, and has been shortlisted for the Australian Readings Children’s Book Prize and the Australian Book Industry Awards. His latest book Real Pigeons ... Read more

Janet McLeod

With over 25 years as a comedy performer, producer, talent coordinator 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 – both live and online (she is a ma... Read more


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