The Real Poop on Pigeons: Toon Level 1 (Giggle and Learn) (Paperback)

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Did you know a pigeon can fly faster than a car and farther than a small airplane? Or that they have something unusual in common with penguins, flamingos, and even the dodo? With his trademark mix of humor, well-researched facts, and artistry, Kevin McCloskey delivers the straight poop on these humble creatures, which turn out to be...coo, coo, COOL

Kevin McCloskey, who teaches illustration at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, learned about pigeons from Vinnie Torre, one of Hoboken's last pigeon racers. He dedicated this book to his children, even if his daughter is a little skittish on the subject since a flock of pigeons descended on the family during a visit to London's Trafalgar Square. He says he considered painting the pictures here on roofing material (because pigeons flock to roofs) but settled instead for painting on a pigeon-blue Fabriano paper, the kind used by Picasso.

About the Author


Kevin McCloskey: Kevin McCloskey teaches illustration at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781943145430
ISBN-10: 1943145431
Publisher: Toon Books
Publication Date: September 10th, 2019
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Giggle and Learn