Real Pigeons Fight Crime

Book 1

Written by Andrew McDonald
Illustrated by Ben Wood

Did you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It’s true!

With master of disguise Rock Pigeon, bendy Tumbler, strong Frillback and super-finder Homey, the REAL PIGEONS will solve any mystery and fight any bad guy to keep the city safe!

In Real Pigeons Fight Crime, Rock and his mystery-solving friends will tackle their first caseload: Why have all the breadcrumbs disappeared? Who on earth is kidnapping bats? And can the pigeons avert a dinner disaster?

Every Real Pigeons book contains THREE hilarious, silly and engrossing mysteries!

Buy in Australia 🇦🇺
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Buy in the USA 🇺🇸
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Indie Bound

A photo of a book called 'Real Pigeons Fight Crime: 3D Coo-llector's Edition'. It sits on a pile of open versions of the same book – showing the words and comics-style illustrations inside.

3D COO-llector’s Edition

The special edition of the first Real Pigeons book, featuring:

  • the first three stories
  • creative drawing activities
  • a 3D cover with MOVING PIGEONS!

Out now in Australia and New Zealand

“Perfectly absurd” – Booklist

“A goofball farce…young readers will make quick work of them all” – Kirkus Review

“Perfect for emerging readers who want action, hilarious hijinks, and crime-fighting mysteries” – School Library Journal

Book sample

Meet the creators

Andrew McDonald is the author of the Real Pigeons series. He loves writing stories that make kids laugh, wonder and leap out of their seats with surprise.

Ben Wood is the illustrator of the Real Pigeons series and has always been drawn to books with humour and heart.

More about Andrew and Ben


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Books in the Real Pigeons series

Real Pigeons Fight Crime book cover
Real Pigeons Nest Hard book cover
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Peck Punches
Cover of book Real Pigeons Flex Feathers
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Duck Trouble
The cover of Real Pigeons Flap Out by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Book cover of Real Pigeons Eat Danger by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Cover of book Real Pigeons Get Bready
Real Pigeons Spy High
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Stay Coo

Books in the Real Pigeons series

Real Pigeons Fight Crime book cover
Book cover of Real Pigeons Eat Danger by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
Real Pigeons Nest Hard book cover
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Peck Punches
Cover of book Real Pigeons Get Bready
Cover of book Real Pigeons Flex Feathers
Real Pigeons Spy High
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Duck Trouble
Cover of the book Real Pigeons Stay Coo
The cover of Real Pigeons Flap Out by Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood
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