Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Meet Polly and her puffin Neil in the debut children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist, Jenny Colgan. Illustrated throughout and with recipes, activities and rhymes in addition to the irresistible story. Polly heard a CRASH downstairs. Was it a monster? NO! Was it a spider alien? NO! It was a little puffin with a broken wing...When Polly discovers an injured puffin, she and her mummy look after him in their cottage by the sea. Slowly, Neil's wing heals and Polly must prepare herself to say goodbye to her new friend. Will she ever see him again? Perfect for bedtime stories and early readers. From the author of The Little Beach Street Bakery. Contains recipes, activities and jokes in addition to the story.
PUBLICATION APRIL 2015
*Cross promotion with Jenny's bestselling adult novels *Social media blitz *Cooking competitions reaching Mums and children *Recipes, games and activity sheets *LBKids Club newsletter
Winner of Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Awards: KS2 2015.
A classic story about the touching relationship between a girl and her rescued puffin. Guardian - The Best New Children's Books Summer 2015 Colgan's emotional intelligence and the charming illustrations by Thomas Docherty make this a great gift newstatesman.com A sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights. -- Charlotte Heathcote Sunday Express An absolute joy, beautifully written and charmingly illustrated, a delight for children and adults alike hotbrandscoolplaces.com Such a nice read mummyfromtheheart.com A great gift for kids of four and above New Statesman A gentle, heart-warming tale The Herald, Glasgow Beautiful storytelling...sure to be a popular series for young readers Carousel Evocative black and white illustrations feature splashes of red for emphasis while the text is made for reading aloud -- though young readers will manage much of it on their own The Best New Children's Books 2015
Jenny Colgan is the bestselling author of over sixteen novels including Little Beach Street Bakery, Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams and Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe. Her last four novels have all been Sunday Times Top Ten paperback bestsellers.