Hello. Welcome to Aukid’s digital home, the Auk-ward Company’s website. My books are designed to be enjoyed whilst stimulating curiosity in extinct birds and enabling you, the readers, to learn more about them. My interest in the Great Auk was started by my father when I was small and I feel privileged to be able to pass this on. The Great Auk became extinct before any of us were born and, therefore, remains a bird of complete mystery. Or does it?…

Best Wishes



One of a series of fictional stories designed to re-ignite the interest for, and imagination of, extinct animals. Told from the animal’s (Aukid’s) point of view – it will teach and inspire all who read the book and will leave them wishing that the Great Auks had never become extinct.



Have a look at how Park’s puffin colony would behave. Warning: This has a high ‘cute’ factor! https://www.facebook.com/100826406677543/posts/2203170426443120/


I named and sponsored a puffin this week. Of course, he had to be called Park! Pop over to the website and have a look! You may even decide to sponsor your own puffin.

Sneaky Peek

Off to the publishers soon! Here's a little peak of the beginning of Book 2:'So how will we get to Scotland?' Aukid was very keen to go but being a keen stay-at-home Auk, he was already way out of his comfort zone. He had recently travelled from Greenland, his home country, to Iceland by mistake …