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My Dad's a Birdman
Author: David Almond

ISBN: 9781406354409
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1 June 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.3
Join a father and daughter as they find their wings together and take to the skies in this funny, tender tale from the master of contemporary storytelling.

A warm and wonderfully wacky tale told with heart and hope by the Carnegie award winning author David Almond. Lizzie and Dad live in a rainy town in the north of England. It's just the two of them, and Auntie Doreen, who pops round to check Lizzie's spellings and tell Dad he's daft - and make them nice hot dumplings. But today there's something unusual going on: why is Dad building himself a pair of wings and studying the birds to see how they fly? The Great Human Bird Competition of course!

About the Author

David Almond is the acclaimed author of Skellig and The Fire-Eaters. David has also collaborated with Polly Dunbar on the highly acclaimed My Dad's a Birdman and The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon, and with Dave McKean on The Savage, Slog's Dad and Mouse Bird Snake Wolf. David lives in Hexham, Northumberland. To find out more about David and his books.


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