Tag Archives: Puffin

The Siege of Macindaw: Book Six

Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description The kingdom is in danger. Renegade knight Sir Keren has succeeded in overtaking Castle Macindaw and is now conspiring with the Scotti. The fate of Araluen rests in the hands of two young adventurers: the Ranger Will and his warrior friend, Horace. Yet for Will, the stakes are […]

Merry Christmas, Space Case (Picture Puffin)

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Puffin Product Description Buddy McGee invited his friend, the thing from outer space-also known as Space Case-to come to Earth for a Christmas visit. Now Buddy’s family is going to Granny’s for the day, and Buddy is afraid he’ll miss Space Case on Earth altogether. What he doesn’t know is that […]

G is for Goat

Author: Patricia Polacco Publisher: Puffin Product Description Letter by letter, meet cart-pulling goats; clothes-munching goats; head-butting, hill-climbing, tail-wagging goats! Cats, chicks, dogs, and bunnies play along with these friendly goats, joining in the fun. From A is for Apple to Z is for Zoe, these rascally animals just won’t stop until they’ve romped through the […]

Paul Revere’s Ride

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Publisher: Puffin Product Description Longfellow’s classic tribute to the famous revolutionary hero is brought to vivid life by luminous paintings that follow the journey of a daring man riding on horseback under the full moon. Reprint. K. AB. Amazon.com Review “Listen, my children, and you shall hear/Of the midnight ride of […]

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Publisher: Puffin Product Description There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event […]

Spot Bakes a Cake

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first […]

Little Dracula’s Christmas (Little Dracula Books)

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Puffin Product Description The members of a vampire family fail to catch Santa as he makes a delivery of unusual presents.

Cam Jansen & The Mystery of the Television Dog (Cam Jansen)

Author: David A. Adler Publisher: Puffin Product Description The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life […]

The Story of Ferdinand (Picture Puffins)

Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Puffin Product Description Published over 50 years ago, The Story of Ferdinand is one of the bestselling children’s books of all time, and the bull who preferred sitting under the cork tree and smelling flowers to fighting has become a hero to generations of children. Amazon.com Review What else can be […]

Father Christmas (Picture Puffin)

Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Puffin Product Description “In a sequence of enchanting vignettes, Father Christmas makes careful preparations for his annual sleigh ride. . . . One of the most irresistible yuletide books to appear in many years.”–Horn Book. A Kate Greenaway Medal Book.

Dinosaur Roar (Picture Puffins)

Author: Paul Stickland Publisher: Puffin Product Description Dinosaurs of every shape and size race, roar, and stomp through this colorful book of opposites. And where are all these silly-looking creatures off to? A dinosaur picnic, of course! These prehistoric pranksters and the simple, playful rhymes that accompany them will delight young children. Dinosaur Roar! gives […]

The Fashion Disaster That Changed My Life

Author: Lauren Myracle Publisher: Puffin Product Description “Out of all the people in the world, why do I have to be the freak who went to school on the very first day of the year with a pair of PANTIES stuck by static cling to the leg of my pants?!!!” Seventh grade was supposed to […]

Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas (Picture Puffins)

Author: Jan Waldron Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s nearly Christmas, but these little piggies can’t go to market. They’re flat broke-and blue as can be. After all, what’s Christmas without TVs and CDs and fancy brand-name jeans? Nothing. Or, at least, that’s what these pigs think…until a very special visitor interrupts their penniless pouting. This […]

The Mouse Before Christmas

Author: Michael Garland Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s the night before Christmas and a mouse is whirling all through the house-piling up a plate of cookies and finding the perfect spot to wait for Santa. When Santa arrives, Mouse sneaks a peek inside his sack, and before he knows it, he’s on the ride of […]

Spot Visits His Grandparents (color)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. […]

Re-Zoom

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Istvan Banyai Publisher: Puffin Product Description Open this wordless book and take off on a mindbending visual journey full of twists, turns, and surprises. Zoom from an Egyptian pyramid to an exotic jungle to a sandy beach. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For in Istvan […]

Christmas Magic

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Michael Garland Publisher: Puffin Product Description Emily knows there’s Christmas magic in the air when she slips out of bed and is greeted by a wild and enchanting scene: her pets are singing “Jingle Bells;” presents are flying around a spinning Christmas tree; mice are baking Christmas pies! And out the […]

Merry Christmas, Emily! (Lift-the-Flap, Puffin)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Claire Masurel Publisher: Puffin Product Description In her seventh lift-the-flap book, Emily celebrates Christmas! She and her family pick out the perfect Christmas tree and make pretty holiday decorations. Emily has a great time helping Mom bake Christmas cookies, joining in with the carolers, and decorating the tree. Readers will share […]

The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Puffin Product Description A hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale continues the adventures of the prince as he unhappily copes with the realities of being human once more, until, tired of it all, he sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a […]

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Puffin Product Description Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation.

The Sorcerer of the North: Book Five

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy-boring, even-until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is […]

Christmas in Noisy Village (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Puffin Product Description FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Spot’s First Christmas (color)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot’s 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!

When Christmas Comes

Author: Elizabeth Starr Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description With Christmas approaching, Callie is drawn into a confrontation about the meaning of family when her father decides to remarry.

Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Suzy Kline Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.

Dark Magick (Sweep, No. 4)

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Cate Tiernan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Evil forces are after Morgan, forces connected with a dark wave of magick. And she knows something is wrong with the way Cal is acting, although she can’t put her finger on it. Cal is definitely hiding something, but is he out to hurt her, […]

Awakening (Sweep, No. 5)

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Cate Tiernan Publisher: Puffin Product Description For now, Morgan is safe from the dark wave that has been attacking witches. Betrayed by her first love, she is trying to come to grips with her Woodbane heritage and with Wicca—its thorn and its rose.

Skippyjon Jones

Rating: (172 reviews) Author: Judy Schachner Publisher: Puffin Product Description My name is Skippito Friskito. I fear not a single bandito. My manners are mellow, I’m sweet like the Jell-O, I get the job done, yes indeed-o. Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He’s actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready […]

The Sorcerer of the North: Book Five (Ranger’s Apprentice)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy—boring, even—until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is […]

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Gloria Houston Publisher: Puffin Product Description Acclaimed author Gloria Houston has written a tale that is as joyful and timeless as Christmas itself. Jewel-like paintings by two-time Caldecott Medal winner Barbara Cooney capture all of the season’s warmth and mountain flavor. “A heartwarming holiday story, simply told and graced with true […]

Angelina’s Christmas (Angelina Ballerina)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Katharine Holabird Publisher: Puffin Product Description When Angelina Ballerina sees old Mr. Bell all alone at Christmastime, she decides to bring him some holiday cheer. Cousin Henry doesn’t want to help— until he finds that there’s a real Santa Claus living in their town! Angelina’s Christmas is a heartwarming story that […]

Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Publisher: Puffin Product Description Some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world—the adventures of Perseus, the labors of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts—are vividly retold in this single, connected narrative of the Heroic Age, from the coming of the Immortals to the […]

The Battle for Skandia: Book Four (Ranger’s Apprentice)

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Still far from their homeland after escaping slavery in the icebound land of Skandia, Will and Evanlyn’s plans to return to Araluen are spoiled when Evanlyn is taken captive by a Temujai warrior. Though still weakened by the warmweed’s toxic effects, Will employs his Ranger […]

Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Suzy Kline Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.

A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Puffin Product Description On Christmas Eve, Scrooge sits in his house with not a kind word for anyone; he just wants to be left alone until the “humbug” of Christmas is over. But four ghostly visitors—his former business partner, followed by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet […]

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Rating: (92 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description Mr. Fox is surrounded, and he’s going to have to come up with a truly fantastic plan to dig himself out of trouble this time. Amazon.com Review In the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a “garden tale” of farmer versus vermin, […]

Danny the Champion of the World

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description anny’s dad had a secret, but now the secret’s out and it’s going to lead Danny on the adventure of a lifetime.

The Greek Who Stole Christmas (Diamond Brother Mysteries)

Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Tim Diamond is the worst detective in the world—he couldn’t find his nose with both hands and a road map. Luckily, his younger brother, thirteen-yearold Nick, is the real brains behind the operation! It’s Christmastime, and once again, Tim and Nick are flat broke. Luckily for them, a […]

Speak

Rating: (1186 reviews) Author: Laurie Halse Anderson Publisher: Puffin Product Description Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won’t talk to her, and people she doesn’t even know hate her from a distance. The safest place to be is alone, inside her own head. But even that’s not […]

Great Brain,The

Rating: (79 reviews) Author: John D. Fitzgerald Publisher: Puffin Product Description The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit. When the Jenkins boys get lost in Skeleton Cave, the Great Brain saves the day. Whether […]

This Lullaby

Rating: (196 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Puffin Product Description When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn’t mess around. After all, she’s learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five. But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules. He certainly doesn’t seem […]

Just Listen

Rating: (121 reviews) Author: Sarah Dessen Publisher: Puffin Product Description when Annabel, the youngest of three beautiful sisters, has a bitter falling out with her best friend—the popular and exciting Sophie—she suddenly finds herself isolated and friendless. but then she meets owen—a loner, passionate about music and his weekly radio show, and always determined to […]

Eagle Strike (Alex Rider)

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Sir Damian Cray is a philanthropist, peace activist, and the world’s most famous pop star. But still it’s not enough. He needs more if he is to save the world. Trouble is, only Alex Rider recognizes that it’s the world that needs saving from Sir […]

The BFG

Rating: (330 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description Luckily for Sophie, the BFG is nothing like his neighbors, whose favorite pastime is guzzling little children. Amazon.com Review Evidently not even Roald Dahl could resist the acronym craze of the early eighties. BFG? Bellowing ferret-faced golfer? Backstabbing fairy godmother? Oh, oh … Big Friendly […]

The Alex Rider Collection (Alex Rider)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description The first three thrilling Alex Rider adventures, packaged together in a deluxe box set! Anthony Horowitz’s New York Times bestselling series is the gold standard for modern action-adventure novels, and these first three edge-of-your-seat novels— Stormbreaker, Point Blank, and Skeleton Key—are must-haves for every Alex […]

Scorpia (Alex Rider Adventure)

Rating: (108 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Alex Rider, teen spy, has always been told he is the spitting image of the father he never knew. But when Alex learns that his father may have been an assassin for the most lethal and powerful terrorist organization in the world, Scorpia, his world […]

Skeleton Key (Alex Rider)

Rating: (96 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description Working as a secret agent for Britain’s most exclusive agency, Alex Rider has seen it all. He’s been shot at by international terrorists, stood face-to-face with pure evil, and saved the world—twice. But fifteen-year-old Alex is about to face something more dangerous than he can […]

Snakehead (Alex Rider)

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Puffin Product Description When Alex Rider crash-lands off the coast of Australia, the Australian Secret Service recruits him to infiltrate one of the ruthless gangs operating across Southeast Asia. Known as snakeheads, the gangs smuggle drugs, weapons, and worst of all, people. Alex accepts the assignment, in part […]

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Rating: (184 reviews) Author: Gennifer Choldenko Publisher: Puffin Product Description Murderers, mob bosses, and convicts . . . these guys are not your average neighbors. Unless you live on Alcatraz. It’s 1935 and twelve-year-old Moose Flanagan and his family have just moved to the infamous island that’s home to criminals like notorious escapee Roy Gardner, […]

The Rules of Survival

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Nancy Werlin Publisher: Puffin Product Description For Matt and his sisters, life with their cruel, vicious mother is a day-to-day struggle for survival. But then Matt witnesses Murdoch coming to a child’s rescue in a convenience store, and for the first time, he feels a glimmer of hope. When, amazingly, Murdoch […]