The Book


Twitch has three pet chickens, four pigeons, swallows nesting in his bedroom and a passion for birdwatching. On the first day of the summer holidays, he arrives at his secret hide to find police everywhere: a convicted robber has broken out of prison and is hiding in Aves Wood. Can Twitch use his talents for birdwatching to hunt for the dangerous prisoner and find the missing loot?

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A winged masterpiece.Maz Evans

“Birds, mystery and fowl play!” Gill Lewis

“Glorious!” Sophie Anderson

“Cracking characters, pacy plotting, and an ending that is almost
Bugsy Malone-esque!” Phil Earle

“Adventure, friendship and the pure unassuming beauty of nature … a book that could have been a collaboration between David Attenborough and Roald Dahl.”
Dr Jess French