When a mysterious egg appears in Duncan’s tree house, he has no idea what sort of bird is inside. When the baby bird hatches he is none the wiser – all he does know is that it has a very strange appetite indeed!
One day, Duncan finds an enormous egg on the bed in his tree house. When it hatches he doesn’t recognise the bird inside from any of his books. He finds worms and caterpillars to feed it with, but it doesn’t seem to like them. Just when Duncan thinks he will never find anything that the bird wants to eat, he discovers that it likes cake. This is all very well while the bird is staying in his tree house, but when Duncan teaches it to fly, its rather peculiar appetite has disasterous consequences for the village tea party!
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Amanda Vesey studied painting and illustration at the Salisbury School of Art and Chelsea College of Art. She has been a teacher of art in both art schools and secondary schools as well as being a successful author and illustrator of children’s books. In 1980 she was runner-up in the Mother Goose Award, for her book Cousin Blodwyn’s Visit, published by Methuen and later televised.From the Back Cover:
When Duncan finds an enormous egg on the bed in his tree house, he has no idea what is inside it. Then the egg hatches, and Duncan still can't work out what sort of bird his new friend is. He tries feeding it with worms and caterpillars, but it turns out that the baby bird has very different ideas about what it wants to eat.
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