Pigeon Street Annual
Grandreams Ltd, London, 1981.
Hardback; 195 x 285 mm; pictorial glazed boards; unpaginated; unclipped. No dust jacket.
The book is in fair condition. The binding is generally sound although a couple of leaves are loose but still attached. The book is slightly bowed. Three of the puzzles in the book have been completed.
“Pigeon Street” is an animated children's television series, written by Michael Cole, originally shown on the BBC in 1981 as part of its “See-Saw” strand for pre-schoolers. There were two series with eight and five episodes respectively, each programme lasting fifteen minutes. The series has been repeated a number of times.
The shows featured the everyday adventures of a group of characters living on “Pigeon Street”, an area of flats and terraced housing in a British city, also home to several pigeons which appeared in each show but only occasionally featured in the plot. Characters included Clara the long distance lorry driver, her cohabiting partner Hugo the chef, Mr Baskerville the detective, Mr Jupiter the astronomer, Mr Macadoo the petshop owner, and twins, Molly and Polly, who were only distinguishable by the letter M and P on their jumpers.