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Dave the Unicorn: Welcome to Unicorn School

Dave the Unicorn: Welcome to Unicorn School

Dave the Unicorn (Volume 1)

Pip Bird; illustrated by David O'Connell



In Pip Bird and David O'Connell's laugh-out-loud illustrated chapter book Dave the Unicorn: Welcome to Unicorn School, Mira is excited about attending the school—until she’s paired with a very un-unicorny unicorn.

Welcome to Unicorn School, where you get your own unicorn best friend! You go on magical quests together! There is glitter! There is even more glitter!

Mira can hardly contain her excitement as her fellow students are paired with their unicorns. Darcy is assigned the statuesque Star, whose shimmering coat always catches the light. Raheem is matched with Brave, whose every step reverberates like thunder. And Mira is paired with...


Dave loves doughnuts. He doesn't follow directions very well. And he farts. A lot.

Mira is a little disappointed. But she soon realizes Dave is unlike his fellow unicorns in another way: He's a little smarter than they are. When a school trip goes awry, the only way to save the day is for Mira to embrace her unexpected unicorn best friend.

Check out the other books in the Dave the Unicorn series!

Dave the Unicorn: Team Spirit
Dave the Unicorn: Dance Party
Dave the Unicorn: Field Trip

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Pip Bird; illustrated by David O'Connell

Pip Bird is a children’s author living in London. When she’s not writing magical stories in the Dave the Unicorn series, she dreams of going to Unicorn School and having her own Unicorn Best Friend.

David O’Connell is a writer and illustrator living in London, UK. He works mostly in children’s books, particularly humorous picture books and young fiction. His authored books include Monster & Chips and the Dundoodle Mysteries series, and he has illustrated the Sam Watkins' Creature Teacher books and Tom Nicoll's Boyband of the Apocalypse series.

Pip Bird

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