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The Case of the Carrier Pigeon By Charles E. Morgan III
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While on a bicycle ride, Brains Benton (X), and his partner Jimmy Carson (Operative Three), find a wounded homing pigeon. The message that the bird was carrying is missing! The Benton and Carson... More > International Detective Agency fly into action, and find themselves up to their eyeballs in trouble!< Less
The Case of the Carrier Pigeon By Charles E. Morgan, III
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While on a bicycle ride, Brains Benton (X), and his partner Jimmy Carson (Operative Three), find a wounded homing pigeon. The message that the bird was carrying is missing! The Benton and Carson... More > International Detective Agency fly into action, and find themselves up to their eyeballs in trouble!< Less
The Case of the Carrier Pigeon By Charles E. Morgan, III
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While on a bicycle ride, Brains Benton (X), and his partner Jimmy Carson (Operative Three), find a wounded homing pigeon. The message that the bird was carrying is missing! The Benton and Carson... More > International Detective Agency fly into action, and find themselves up to their eyeballs in trouble!< Less
The Pigeon Hunt and Other Pitfalls By Rita Traut Kabeto
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Jamie, the protagonist, has grown up with her grandmother at whose death she came to live with parents and older brother Rusty on a small farm in Yakima county, Washington state. Her father, a... More > traveling salesman, is home only on weekends. She has lots of farm style fun with Rusty, such as pigeon and snake hunting and playing tricks on a detested visitor. Underneath lingers a strained relationship with her mother who is emotionally distant and loads Jamie down with lots of chores. A neighbor, Mrs. Rosa, is Jamie's only confidant in her struggle between wanting to run away and staying in an unhappy home. And Mrs. Rosa helps Jamie to understand her very strong inner connection with her beloved grandmother.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Training and Breeding Racing Pigeons By Renee Briggs
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Pigeon racing is the sport of releasing specially trained racing pigeons, which then return to their homes over a carefully measured distance. The time it takes the animal to cover the specified... More > distance is measured and the bird's rate of travel is calculated and compared with all of the other pigeons in the race to determine which animal returned at the highest speed. Pigeon racing requires a specific breed of pigeon bred for the sport, the "Racing Homer". Competing pigeons are specially trained and conditioned for races that vary in distance for approximately to 100 to 1000 kilometers. Despite these lengths, can be won and lost by seconds, so many different timing and measuring devices have been developed. This book covers everything you need to know about racing pigeons such as: - A Guide To Training Racing Pigeons - Feeding Racing Pigeons - Breeding For The Best Racing Pigeons - Health Tips For Racing Pigeons - About Racing Pigeons' Nutrition and so much more!!!< Less
Matty-boy and the Secret Pigeon Racket By Anita Hunt
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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... More > 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.< Less
Chase The Wild Pigeons: A Novel of the Civil War By John Gschwend
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The Civil War South in 1863 is desperate and dangerous. For Joe, a 12-year-old boy suddenly alone and 600 mile from home, it's a nightmare come true. This adventure story is a tale of a special... More > friendship that only comes along once in a lifetime. Joe, who is white, and Peter, sixteen and a free Black, become unlikely friends and learn to depend on each other as they try to escape the desperate Confederate South. Follow these two as they trek through a war-torn countryside and witness war at its worst, up close and personal. They travel through a landscape that has been decimated by brutal battles, and they encounter people that have suffered the extreme hardships and depredation of three years of war. All the while they learn to depend on each other and grow a binding love as special as any two brothers. They will need each other more than they know-unknown to them, they are being pursued by a deranged killer< Less
Woodpecker Deterrent and Pigeon Deterrent: Stop Woodpeckers Destroying Your Siding & Pigeons Messing Your Residence By Simon Marlow
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Woodpecker Deterrent - Pigeon Deterrent: Stop Woodpeckers Destroying Your Siding & Pigeons Messing Your Residence Do you have problems with woodpeckers drilling holes in your siding? Do local... More > pigeons make a real mess of your siding, windows, patio and roof from pigeon droppings? If so then this simple book is for you. It shows you exactly how to eradicate this bird nuisance without harming the pigeons or woodpeckers and with no special equipment. All you need are some old CDs and the secret approach to creating foolproof deterrent. Find out, in this beautifully illustrated book, how to quickly and easily make your own deterrent that works 100% I've use this method on my own home and for over a year I have had NO issues with woodpeckers or pigeons.< Less
Storm of Confetti By Francis Gilbert Johnston
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Storm of Confetti describes a few days in the life of racing pigeons transported by truck to outback Western Australia to be released for their flight home. The truckie and his companion, the author,... More > endure each other's company for the sake of the pigeons and their safe release.< Less
AMERICAN BOY Pushing Sixty By Anthony Buccino
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Verse about life and growing up in New Jersey in the 1950s,1960s, and 1970s, and growing older in the 1980s, 1990s and the oughts. From the center of the Baby Boom, this working class verse begins... More > under a wooden class room desk as an air raid siren sounds, and captures the summer spell and its simplicity in drinking water from a garden hose. It's a mystical carpet ride through the past few decades and the journey ends with the author pushing sixty questioning the loves and lives past as well as what might be over the next hill.< Less