About the Book
From the internationally bestselling 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 birdwatching. On the first day of the summer holidays, he arrives at his secret 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 birdwatching to hunt for the dangerous prisoner and find the missing loot? Praise for Twitch:
"A winged masterpiece." Maz Evans
"Enthralling from beginning to end, it really touched my young bird-loving heart! Just wonderful!"
"Birds, mystery and fowl play! What more could you want?" Gill Lewis
"Glorious! Full of excitement and wonder!" Sophie Anderson "A brave and thrilling new adventure from one of my favourite writers.
I honestly didn't put the book down until the very last, exciting, page-turn and I'm twitching for the next adventure!"
"Twitch is an absolute triumph. The perfect blend of mystery and adventure, a winning hero with an eye for ornithological facts and a heart as big as the countryside, plus a cracking whipsmart plot, I think this is M. G. Leonard's best book yet."
"Cracking characters, beyond pacy plotting and an ending that is almost Bugsy Malone-esque!"