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Swapna Haddow

  • 5 stars across 5 books
    Swapna's debut novel, DAVE PIGEON, was selected for the Guardian's Best New Children's Books 2016, and shortlisted for the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award 2016. Swapna lives in London with her son, her husband and Archie the mini schnauzer. Alison has loved painting and drawing for as long as she can remember. She studied Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University and after graduating spent the next three years working as an apprentice stonemason on Nottingham's historic buildings.
    7th February 2019

    Little Rabbit's Big Surprise

    Little Rabbit is bored. Her brothers and sisters are busy with chores and her friends are out collecting worms. Her gran... More

    (10 reviews)
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    7th April 2016

    Dave Pigeon

    If you can read this, you obviously understand Pigeonese. You may read my book. If you're a cat and you've learnt Pige... More

    (7 reviews)
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    2nd February 2017

    Dave Pigeon (Nuggets!)

    This book is in Pigeonese. The following words are a test: cats smell of farts and cabbage. Could you read all the words... More

    (3 reviews)
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    18th January 2018

    Dave Pigeon (Racer!)

    Have you ever sat in a shoebox? Of course you have. But have you ever sat in one when your best friend Dave has spread h... More

    (2 reviews)
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    7th March 2019

    Dave Pigeon (Royal Coo!)

    Dave Pigeon and his best friend Skipper are taking in the sights of London. Whilst pecking around the gates of the Roya... More

    (1 review)
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