The Real Poop on Pigeons!: Toon Level 1 by McCloskey, Kevin

The Real Poop on Pigeons!: Toon Level 1

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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.

Author: Kevin McCloskey
Publisher: Toon Books
Published: 09/10/2019
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Paperback
Series: Giggle and Learn
Weight: 0.20lbs
Size: 5.80h x 8.80w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9781943145430
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.1
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 179196 / Real Poop on Pigeons! a Toon Book

About the Author
Kevin McCloskey: Kevin McCloskey teaches illustration at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania.