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Puffins (True Books: Animals)
Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.
Kids will delight in this witty story of mistaken identity from acclaimed author-illustrator Petr Horácek. Peter and Paul are puffins and the best of friends. But one day Peter gets lost in a terrible storm, and Paul is nowhere to be found. With the help of a big blue whale, Peter sets out, determined to find his pal. What the pair discovers is that many other birds match the description Peter gives of Paul, but none are quite like his ...
Much Ado About Puffins
Thought Bubble Publishing, 2014
***New Enhanced Edition, Now With Full-Screen Images!*** "Green spoons are all the rage!" shouted Samuel, who kept up on all the trends. Every puffin toddled off to find a green spoon of his or her own, but one puffin, Gertrude, never had any luck finding the right fluff . . . Fully illustrated picture book, 27 pages, for early readers
Project Puffin: How We Brought Puffins Back to Egg Rock
Stephen W. Kress
Tilbury House Publishers
With their large, colorful beaks, their upright posture, and their big, dark eyes, it's easy to see why puffins are popular all over the world. But for the past hundred years, puffins along the coast of Maine have been threatened with local extinction. Biologist Stephen Kress decided to try to bring puffins back to Maine with an experiment that had never been attempted before. Stunning color photographs on every page capture each step of this ...
A Little Princess (Puffin Classics)
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. Contains the complete, unabridged text.
The Secret Garden (Puffin Classics)
Frances Hodgson Burnett
The "Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. 'I've stolen a garden,' she said very fast. 'It isn't mine. It isn't anybody's. Nobody wants it, nobody cares for it, nobody ever goes into it. Perhaps everything is dead in it already; I don't know.' After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. She is lonely and has ...
John Henry (Picture Puffins)
John Henry is stronger than ten men, and can dig through a mountain faster than a steam drill. Julius Lester's folksy retelling of a popular African-American folk ballad has warmth, tall tale humor, and boundless energy. Jerry Pinkney illustrates the story with "rich colors borrowed from the rocks and the earth, so beautiful that they summon their own share of smiles and tears" ( Booklist ).
Nothing Like a Puffin
There's nothing like this book! Bold, charming artwork enlivens a fun and clever game of compare-and-contrast for curious kids and puffin lovers alike. A puffin is an amazing creature. It's completely unique and one-of-akind. A ladder is nothing like a puffin. A house is nothing like a puffin. A newspaper is nothing like a puffin. . . . But wait! Who would have guessed? Could these things be more alike than you think? Young children will love ...
Puffin Classics 16 Book Set
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Puffin Classics match beloved stories with brand new introductions by some of today's most popular authors, along with bonus material perfect for encouraging discussion among friends. This set includes sixteen books that remain some of today's most cherished classics: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Introduction by Darren Shan The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, Introduction by Richard Peck Alice's Adventures in ...
Peter Pan (Puffin Chalk)
One starry night, Peter Pan and Tinker Bell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland--the island where lost boys play, mermaids splash and fairies make mischief. But a villainous-looking gang of pirates lurk in the docks, led by the terrifying Captain James Hook. Magic and excitement are in the air, but if Captain Hook has his way, before long, someone will be walking the plank and swimming with the ...
Sweetness (Puffin Cove)
Carla Doolin, 2013
Jillian Snow Bainbridge is the darling of coastal Puffin Cove, Newfoundland. A native daughter, a young mother, a widow. The little pixie charms everyone she meets with her quick wit, her cheeky smile, and her sinfully delicious baking. Everyone, that is, except the audaciously gorgeous Landon Blood. These two have had claws out and swords brandished at each other since they were in diapers. But on a stormy winter night, their weapons of ...
Grimms' Fairy Tales (Puffin Classics)
From the land of fantastical castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the Brothers Grimm collected a treasury of enchanting folk and fairy stories full of giants and dwarfs, witches and princesses, magical beasts and cunning children. From classics such as "The Frog-Prince" and "Hansel and Grettel" to the delights of "Ashputtel" or "Old Sultan", all hold a timeless magic which has enthralled children for centuries.
Jupu the Puffin: A Usonian Story
Jupu the Puffin is the story of a curious and adventurous bird that flies and swims all over the western hemisphere. Throughout his journey he meets other birds, eats exotic fruits, and learns about different cultures in the Americas. This tale of adventure and exploration is sure to win the hearts of parents and children that love to read and travel! It is a vivid children's geography book set in the Americas.
Myths Of The Norsemen (Puffin Classics)
Roger Lancelyn Green
The great Norse sagas, full of adventures, magic, and heroic deeds--Yggdrasill the World Tree, Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Baldur, Freya the bride, the vision of Ragnarok--these are tales told since time immemorial. Peopled with Frost Giants and Valkyries, Norns and all the gods of Asgard, Myths of the Norsemen brings to life the harsh but exciting world of the old Norsemen.
Anne of Green Gables (Puffin Classics)
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it's impossible to imagine life without her.
Five Children and It (Puffin Classics)
The last thing Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane, and their baby brother expect to find while digging in the sand is a Psammead?an ancient Sand-fairy! Having a Sand-fairy for a pet means having one wish granted each day. But the fivesome doesn?t realize all of the trouble that wishes can cause.
The Odyssey (Puffin Classics)
This book describes the epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece...After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers - Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster and even the wrath of the gods themselves - before he is reunited with his wife and son.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (Puffin Classics)
Roger Lancelyn Green
Robin Hood, champion of the poor and opponent of the Sheriff of Nottingham, takes refuge in the Sherwood Forest and outwits his enemies with daring and panache.
The Tale of Troy (Puffin Classics)
Roger Lancelyn Green
A masterful retelling of the last great legend of the Heroic age! This is the story of Helen and the judgment of Paris; of the gathering of the heroes and the siege of Troy; of Achilles with his vulnerable heel; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes.
Cat's Colors (Picture Puffins)
What is Cat's favorite color? Is it green, like the grass where he likes to walk? Or yellow, like the sand on a sunny beach? Children who are learning new colors can join in Cat's fun, as he explores the colors all around him. With its bright palette and playful, endearing kitten, this cheery book is perfect for the very young child. "Big, bold, and bright...this cheerful picture book gives young children a chance to learn their colors." -- ...
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