Pigeon P.I. by Meg McLaren

Into the Wild

Read Pigeon P.I. Online Free - Pigeon private investigator Murray just wants to take things easy, but when kind-hearted Vee starts to sing like a canary (after all, she is a canary) he can't hold out. Murray agrees to find the feather thief who has kidnapped her friends, but his change of heart comes too late: now Vee herself has gone missing. Can Murray find the mysterious feather thief and save his new friend, or is her goose cooked?

Title : Pigeon P.I.
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ISBN : 1783444835
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 40 pages


Helen rated it ★★★★☆

March 30, 2017

Brilliant. I'm fond of bird pun books. Pigeon private investigator tries to find missing birds. The big reveal page for the culprit is amazing. Clever, nice illustrations, well worth reading.

Becky rated it ★★★☆☆

September 04, 2017

Murray MacMurray Pigeon P.I. is feeling down after his partner Stanley has skipped town. He doesn't feel like taking a case, but a little canary is insistent he must help her find her missing friends and then she herself goes missing. Pigeon is on the case and no one will keep him from solving it...

LH rated it ★★★★☆

April 29, 2017

When it comes to picture books, I always, always have to talk about the complexity of them. They are hard beasts to get right, they are even harder beasts to do well. Pigeon P.I is something quite oddly wonderful, a sort of mashup of gumshoe detective drama with a lot of bird puns and something q...

Mehsi rated it ★★★★★

September 05, 2017

Pigeon P.I. on the case! Birds are disappearing left and right, what is going on? Is anyone safe? I just adore detective/mystery books, and I was delighted to try this one out as it brought a bit of a new spin on the genre. A pigeon doing all sorts of detective work. Or well, he is kind of not do...

Cindy rated it ★★★★☆

December 04, 2017

McLaren, Meg Pigeon P.I., PICTURE BOOK. Clarion, 2017. $17. A pigeon stars as an old fashioned detective. When a chick comes to him for help, her bird friends are missing, pigeon reluctantly takes the case. Then chick herself goes missing. After investigating, he finds a clue, and lands in hot wat...

Ina rated it ★★★☆☆

October 21, 2017

This is a cute book about a Pigeon named Murray who runs a detective agency. The text reads like a classic detective book/movie - I could almost hear Humphrey Bogart's voice as I read the book the first time. There are puns and stereotypes (like when the police birds all are eating donuts at the...

Lynn rated it ★★★★☆

October 01, 2017

Like another reviewer, I could hear the voice of Sam Spade as I read, but that's not what will attract young readers. Trying to figure out the mystery will! Lots of details in the variety of images, and activities in the endpapers will keep youngsters rereading. Be sure to look under the dust jack...

Becky rated it ★★★☆☆

October 06, 2017

A little all over the place, so definitely better for one-on-one or small groups instead of a storytime or whole class. A good choice for elementary aged kids into detectives and crime solving, but I'd skip it for younger kids. I also need the "cops like donuts" stereotype to die, but that's a bat...

Jess rated it ★★★★★

September 18, 2017

What a hoot! I love the characterization and witty use of puns throughout this picture book. There is always more to discover in the illustrations, and readers will love the twist at the end. Absolute delight!

Mark rated it ★★★☆☆

November 27, 2017

The illustrations were appealing and bright and expressive, but the story made very quick jumps and I felt like it skipped parts that would have been more fun like hunting for clues. The cops and the big case were really funny though!

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