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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Polly and the Puffin

By Jenny Colgan, Thomas Docherty

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.

A classic story about the touching relationship between a girl and her rescued puffin.Colgan's emotional intelligence and the charming illustrations by Thomas Docherty make this a great giftA sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights.An absolute joy, beautifully written and charmingly illustrated, a delight for children and adults alikeSuch a nice readA great gift for kids of four and aboveA gentle, heart-warming taleBeautiful storytelling...sure to be a popular series for young readersEvocative 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 ownPerfect for bedtime stories and young readers just tackling books on their own, this is a quite delightful story which also contains recipes, activities and jokes for added interest. Thomas Docherty's illustrations are found in abundance through the book, adding to the pleasure of reading.Debut children's book from bestselling adult novelist, Jenny Colgan. With gorgeous two-colour illustrations throughout, Polly is perfect for reading aloud.

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 Little Beach Street Bakery.

Published to tie in with Mother's Day and publication of Summer At The Little Beach Street Bakery.Perfect for parent readers of Jenny Colgan's adult novels.Charmingly illustrated by Thomas Docherty, shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Booktrust Best Book Awards 2015.With supplementary activities, jokes and two Jenny Colgan child-friendly recipes.4+Neil the puffin is a tiny, fluffy character in Jenny's adult novel, Little Beach Street Bakery. He became a firm favourite amongst her readers and Jenny was inspired to make some sketches. An idea for a children's book was born!