written by Suzanne Barton
illustrated by Anil Tortop

Meeka is a cheeky little market bird who loves getting his beak into everything ooey gooey and sticky licky. One day, during a post-feast snooze in a Moroccan tagine, Meeka is bird-napped by a granny with a need for speed. Will Meeka’s friends rescue him before he becomes bird stew?

Ages: 4+
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-6480993-0-7
Published by Bluebell Books in 2017

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This delightful story is guaranteed to be read over and over again.
— Tell Tales To Me
Meeka is a zesty, delicious blend of fun, energy, surprise and warmth.
— Just Write for Kids
We can feel the happiness oozing from the pages.
— Educate. Empower.
Delicious! Fun, fast paced, laced with fancy and of course, mouthwatering food. Tortop’s illustrations never fail to magnify enjoyment.
— Dimity Powell, Goodreads
It was a pleasure to read this to the children and they were engaged from start to finish.
— Jnr Book Worms Book Review
This is the perfect book to read before taking youngsters to the markets.
— Books Kids Love

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Voice over by Paul David-Goddard, animation and editing by Ben Mizzi

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