An image of author Andrew McDonald surrounded by the main characters from the Real Pigeons books

Hi – it’s me, Andrew McDonald.

Welcome to my corner of the internet.

I’m the author of the Real Pigeons books – which are illustrated by the amazing Ben Wood.

(Hi Ben, if you’re reading this)


If you live in Australia and New Zealand the good news is that the first six books in the series are already out – Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Real Pigeons Eat Danger, Real Pigeons Nest Hard, Real Pigeons Splash Back, Real Pigeons Peck Punches and Real Pigeons Get Bready.

And book seven – Real Pigeons Flex Feathers – will be out in May 2021.


Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Real Pigeons Eat Danger and Real Pigeons Nest Hard are out now in the US and Canada with Random House.

Book 4 will be out in September 2021.


Real Pigeons Fight Crime is out now in the UK via Farshore Books (formerly Egmont Books) with more books coming soon.


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