Big Kids Book Club Podcast Episode 95: Midweek Review – Twitch

Welcome back for another Mid-Week review, a book review in the middle of the week (it’s kind of obvious by the title haha). Let’s take a look at this week’s book!


This week’s review is:

Twitch by M. G. Leonard

Publisher: Walker Books

Age Range: 8+

Genre(s): Middle Grade, Mystery, Adventure

Page Count: 304

Star Rating:  4.4⭐ (out of 5)

Plot: 4 / Pacing: 5 / Characters: 5 / Style: 4 / Setting: 4

From the internationally bestselling author of Beetle Boy and the Adventures on Trains series, comes the first book in The Twitchers, a brand new mystery adventure series celebrating friendship, bravery and the incredible world of birds, starring a birdwatching detective called Twitch!

Can a birdwatcher outwit an escaped convict?

Twitch has three pet chickens, four pigeons, swallows nesting in his bedroom and a passion for birdwatching. On the first day of the summer holidays, he arrives at his secret hide to find police everywhere: a convicted robber has broken out of prison and is hiding in Aves Wood. Can Twitch use his talents for birdwatching to hunt for the dangerous prisoner and find the missing loot?

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