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Calling all junior crime fighters! Join us for a live, 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 Spy High, Andrew and Ben will bring a pigeon puzzle to life right before your eyes with live drawings, sound effects and all your favourite feathery heroes (and villains). In order to solve this mystery the Real Pigeons are going to need YOUR HELP!
Warning: this event may contain traces of delicious breadcrumbs
Hosted by Janet McLeod
Presented in partnership with Lighthouse Theatre
The online bookseller for this event is Collins Bookseller Warrnambool
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 Spy High will be released mid-November. He lives in Melbourne, Australia.
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 choice book awards.
Janet McLeod is a much-loved host/writer of trivia nights and live events across Melbourne and beyond. She hosts Storytime for State Library Victoria (both online and live), runs weekly standup show Local Laughs, and is cohost of cult-fave movie show Cinema Fiasco where she and her friend Geoff show B-grade movies in cinemas and provide a live commentary while they play.
Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun. We’re delighted to be presenting a series of events for the younger readers in your life: Wheeler Kids. Roll up and enjoy!