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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 ...
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.
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 ...
Heidi (Puffin in Bloom)
Puffin in Bloom A new line of classics with gorgeously illustrated covers by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co. 's lead artist, Anna Bond . At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him, but Heidi is fascinated by his long beard and bushy grey eyebrows. She loves her life in the mountains, playing in the sunshine and ...
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 ...
Winnie-the-Pooh (Puffin Modern Classics)
For nearly seventy years, readers have been delighted by the adventures of Christopher Robin and his lovable friends. Paired with the perfectly suited drawings of Ernest H. Shepard, A.A. Milne's classic story continues to captivate children of all ages.
Anne of Green Gables (Puffin in Bloom)
L. M. Montgomery
Puffin in Bloom A new line of classics with gorgeously illustrated covers by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co.'s lead artist, Anna Bond. Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
A Little Princess (Puffin in Bloom)
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Puffin in Bloom A new line of classics with gorgeously illustrated covers by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co .'s lead artist, Anna Bond . Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father gain, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for ...
Little Women (Puffin in Bloom)
Louisa May Alcott
Puffin in Bloom A new line of classics with gorgeously illustrated covers by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co. 's lead artist, Anna Bond . Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret ...
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 ...
How to Lose All Your Friends (Picture Puffins)
With exuberant pictures and a tongue-in-cheek sense of humor, the author of I Like Me! takes a light-hearted look at bratty behavior that will have children laughing in recognition while learning exactly how not to behave. Colored-pencil illustrations throughout.
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.
Pinocchio (Puffin Classics)
The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet that can dance and turn somersaults. But by chance, he chooses an unusual piece of woodÑand the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like a child! Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire.
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 ...
Peter Pan (Puffin Classics)
Peter Pan and Tinkerbell lead the three Darling children over the rooftops of London and away to Neverland - the island where the lost boys play. Magic and mischief is in the air but if villainous Captain Hook has his way, before long someone will be swimming with the crocodiles...
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (Puffin Classics)
Hans Christian Andersen
This enchanting collection, retold by writer and critic Naomi Lewis, contains twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's magnificent stories. It includes Thumbelina, a little girl no more than a thumb-joint high, "The Emperor's New Clothes", the tale of a man who cares only for his appearance and The Little Mermaid, who longs to one day marry a human prince. It includes a wonderful cover illustration and new introduction by award-winning picture-book ...
Peter Pan (Puffin Chalk)
J. M. Barrie
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 ...
Goggles (Picture Puffins)
Ezra Jack Keats
Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats?s award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, Peter?s Chair, A Letter to Amy , and Goggles! are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. ?A well-loved character, a familiar childhood situation, and an urban setting are the components of this winning picture book, one of Keats?s best.? -- Booklist Ezra Jack ...
Doctor Who: The Mystery of the Haunted Cottage: Tenth Doctor (Doctor Who Digital Book 10)
Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord. When the TARDIS lands on a planet that looks identical to Earth, the Tenth Doctor and Martha are amazed to find it packed with fictional characters from her childhood. But who has the power to create an entire world out of books and ...
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.
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