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My Dad's a Birdman
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First edition
Author David Almond
Illustrator Polly Dunbar
Country England
Language English
Genre Children's fiction
Published 2007 (Walker Books)
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 117
ISBN 9781406304862
OCLC 156891239

My Dad's a Birdman is a 2007 children's illustrated novel by David Almond. It is about a girl, Lizzie, who finds herself looking after her dad, Jackie, after the death of her mother, and his dreams of competing in "The Great Human Bird Competition".

Theatre adaptation

In 2010/2011 a play based on the book was performed at the Young Vic theatre featuring original music by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. Two of the songs are featured as demo versions on the Pet Shop Boys album Yes: Further Listening 2008-2010.

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