Celebrate the release of Real Pigeons Peck Punches with bestselling author Andrew McDonald and illustrator Ben Wood as they present a Real Pigeons mystery live on stage. In a hilarious and thrilling interactive storytelling event, Andrew and Ben bring a puzzle to life right before your eyes – but it can’t be solved without you! Expect lots of pigeon hilarity, precious jewels and questionable cats. Warning: Contains scenes that some viewers may find hilarious. Hosted by Nat Amoore. Recommended for ages six and up.
Andrew McDonald (Australian)
Andrew McDonald is a children’s author who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He writes the bestselling Real Pigeons series, which is illustrated by Ben Wood. Andrew's books have been shortlisted for the Readings Children’s Book Prize and the Australian Book Industry Awards. Andrew loves writing stories that make kids laugh, gasp, think and wonder. He also enjoys baking his own bread, which he eats down to the last breadcrumb (sorry pigeons).
Ben Wood (Australian)
Ben Wood is the illustrator of the bestselling Real Pigeons series and has always been drawn to books with both humour and heart. He has illustrated over 28 books for children and has had notable listings for the Children Book Council of Australia, been shortlisted for the Readings Children's Book Prize and the Australian Book Industry Awards. His latest book Real Pigeons Peck Punches with Andrew McDonald, is out May 2020.
Nat Amoore (Australian)
Nat Amoore is a Sydney-based author, book-lover, professional tree-climber and all-round bucket of fun. Her debut novel Secrets Of A Schoolyard Millionaire came out in 2019 with Penguin Random House, and was Australia's #1 bestselling debut Aussie children’s fiction in 2019. Her second book The Power of Positive Pranking was released in 2020, with two more books set for 2021. Nat is also a host of KidLit podcast, One More Page which has over 50K downloads and was a finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category for the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards.