My Dad's a Birdman

Written by David Almond

Illustrated by Polly Dunbar

Key Stage 2 General Fiction

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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.

My Dad's a Birdman Synopsis

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!

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406354409
Publication date: 2nd April 2015
Author: David Almond
Illustrator: Polly Dunbar
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: General Fiction

About David Almond

David Almond was our Guest Editor in September 2011 CLICK HERE to see his choices. David Almond is the acclaimed author of many award-winning novels for children such as Skellig, Kit's Wilderness and My Name Is Mina, and has collaborated with artists Polly Dunbar, Dave McKean and Oliver Jeffers on fiction for younger readers. David's books sell all over the world, and in 2011 he was the recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. He lives in Hexham, Northumberland. Click here to read more information about the author. Julia Eccleshare on David Almond: One of the best-loved and finest writers of ...

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