My Dad’s A Birdman is an uplifting tale by David Almond, one of the most exciting children’s authors writing today and the man behind the Carnegie Medal Award-winning Skellig.

In My Dad’s A Birdman, everyone is excited as the Great Human Bird Competition is coming to town. Lizzie and Jackie have been building their nest and are preparing for takeoff. But Auntie Doreen disapproves and is out to bring some order back to Number 2 Lark Rise. Will the dynamic father and daughter duo get a chance to fly or will sums, dumplings and headmasters get their way?

My Dad’s A Birdman author Almond has written tales that are bestsellers worldwide. In addition to winning the Whitbread Children’s Award and Carnegie Medal, Skellig has been adapted for stage, opera and film. Almond’s other books include Kit’s Wilderness, The Fire-Eaters and Clay.

My Dad’s A Birdman is suitable for theatregoers aged five to eight years old.

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