Parrots Don't Live in the City!

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Parrots Don't Live in the City!

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'They were flying their kite loop-the-loop up high, When something emerald flickered by...'

Follow Emily and Jack as they explore a world of hidden animals, birds and minibeasts in search of one very special creature in our hide-and-seek picture book. 

Our books are printed responsibly in the UK on FSC certified paper, and books ordered from our online store will arrive with a very special feather inside - a lovely gift for children aged 2-6 years.

Gift wrapping & messages: We can wrap your book in pretty blue tissue paper - perfect if your book is for a present (select gift-wrap option), we can also add a message for you - if so, please include your message in the ‘additional info’ box at check out.

Christmas post: Our last day for orders - for parcels to be sent via our standard 2nd class post, reaching you in time for Christmas - is Monday 17th December. See Royal Mail recommended posting dates here.

International shipping: We can ship internationally, but to do so please contact us directly at  

Parrots activity gift box: Why not treat your little explorer to a special edition activity box?  This beautiful box is crammed full of fun things to do as a family and nature-related games to play.  See what’s inside the box here.

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“Parrots Don’t Live In The City! has been one of our best-loved and bestselling picturebooks.” (Waterstones Clapham Junction)

“A debut as dazzling as a pandemonium of parrots!” (Books With Baby) 

“Parrots Don’t Live in the City! has quickly become Samuel’s favourite bedtime story! He’s enthralled by it and loves to spot all the creatures hiding in the artwork." (Jane, mum to Samuel aged 3)

"I loved the story and looking for the creepy crawlies - I found a jewel beetle in the leaves!” (Finty, aged 5)

“My favourite bit is the big rainbow and counting the parrots” (Josie, aged 5)

"I love looking in the leaves at all of the different animals, especially the spiders web and the lemur, and my favourite bit is when all of the parakeets fly out of the tree!" (Noah, aged 5)

"It's a really pretty poetry book. Beatrice loves learning about nature - and we get really excited whenever she sees a parrot!" (Sophia, mum to Bea aged 2).

“It is a really lovely story with gorgeous illustrations, I enjoyed it as much as the children!” (Cressida Booth, Teacher at St Jude’s Primary School, Herne Hill)