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Summary

From the internationally best-selling author of Beetle Boy and the Adventures on Trains series comes the first book in The Twitchers, a brand-new mystery-adventure series celebrating friendship, bravery and the incredible world of birds, starring a birdwatching detective called Twitch!

Can a birdwatcher outwit an escaped convict?

Twitch has three pet chickens, four pigeons, swallows nesting in his bedroom and a passion for bird-spotting. On the first day of the summer holidays, he arrives at his secret birdwatching hide to find police everywhere: a convicted robber has broken out of prison and is hiding in Aves Wood. Can Twitch use his talents for bird-spotting to hunt for the dangerous prisoner and find the missing loot?

©2021 M. G. Leonard (P)2021 W F Howes

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Wonderful story

Such a wonderful book. We are big fan of M.G. Leonard and we decided to listen to this book while traveling. We all enjoyed it very much and the kids decided to try bird spotting straight away. My 8 years old daughter decided to wake up at 5 in the morning so she could hear the birds singing. The adventure narrated is super and it talks also about bullying and stranger danger. I highly recommend it.

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Unexpectedly brilliant

I have been listening to this worthwhile in Covid isolation. I took a chance as I needed something different listen to.
I was not disappointed I was hooked on this story from starting finish.
With a twist you would not expect. Brilliant .

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It's a great story with lots of facts

Twitch is a boy with an interesting hobby. Twitch loves caring for birds. But when this interesting hobby leads to uncovering a crime, the police don't know about, how will he be able to help? What will happen to his bullies? And how can the birds play their part?

Great facts about birds interspersed in a riviting mystery!