By Joan Aiken
Published Jun 2019
There’s a great awful Bird in the fridge!
Arabel has some serious questions about her disaster-prone raven Mortimer. Why is he picking fights with giraffes?
How did he get trapped inside a floating grand piano?
Are other ravens also able to roller-skate?
Mortimer is a troublemaking bird who an only squawk ‘Nevermore’, but he is also Arabel’s best friend. She wouldn’t swap him for the world.
Here are six hilarious adventures by much-loved storyteller Joan Aiken and renowned illustrator Quentin Blake.