Matty Boy and the Secret Pigeon Racket by Anita Hunt
The Blurb Says…
Ever wished you could be a rock star? Ever day dreamed about your team winning the cup or the league? Ever wished that something magical would happen to you? Matt is a lonely young boy, who uses his imagination to cope with the challenges in his life on a daily – if not hourly – basis. Matt has been fostered into an eccentric new family the Joys, and has to change his home, school and friends once again. At the Joy’s he discovers and befriends Percy a scruffy, injured talking pigeon who has run away from his own family – the pigeon mafia – also known as the Secret Pigeon Racket. Together they deal with issues of friendship, bullying, family and loss – and solve a royal kidnapping plot too! Have you ever noticed a pigeon spying on you? No? Well take a closer look,you may be surprised!!! 50p from every book sale will go to Bullying UK.
A bit about the author
Anita Hunt helps people who are being bullied to find the courage to tell a grown up. She wrote Matty Boy and the Secret Pigeon Racket to help raise money for the charity Bullying UK.
What is Matty Boy and the Secret Pigeon Racket all about?
8 year old Matt has to move to a yet another different foster home, with yet another new bedroom, new school and new family. If he’s lucky he might manage to avoid getting beaten up by the school bully, Nathan. On the way he makes an unlikely new friend and together they manage to overcome their loneliness and find a way of dealing with the bullies.
What was my favourite bit of the story?
Who would I recommend this book to?
I think that boys and girls aged 7 to 12 would enjoy this book
A note from my human’s grown ups: If you buy this book from the link below the commission will go directly to the author, who will then pass on a proportion to Bullying UK to continue their work helping kids who are victims of bullying.
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