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Puffin Puffin i(A51484 works by) (Organisation) assertion (a.k.a. Puffin Books)
Born: Established: 1941
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
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1 y separately published work icon Rusty the Rainbow Bird Aleesah Darlison , Mel Matthews (illustrator), Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 23428924 2022 single work picture book children's

'Rusty is a rainbow bird!

'Fly with Rusty the Gouldian finch as he searches for a mate and saves his young family from fire.

'The next book in the Endangered Animal Tales picture book series, highlighting unique Australian animals.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Go Home, Cat! Sonya Hartnett , Lucia Masciullo (illustrator), Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 23428841 2022 single work picture book children's

'A delightful story about the special bond between a boy and his cat, from the award-winning team, Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo, celebrating friendship, courage and the value of those we love.

'A delightful story from the award-winning team who brought us Come Down, Cat! that celebrates friendship, courage and the value of those we love.

'When Nicholas finds a silver coin in the garden, he tells his cat,
'I can buy liquorice with this!'
Nicholas loves liquorice more than almost anything.
'Stay home, cat,' he says, and sets out for the shop.
But as Nicholas walks down the street he hears a voice he knows . . .' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Undercover R. A. Spratt , Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 23428762 2022 single work children's fiction children's

'Trouble on the Arctic tundra!

'Friday is not running away. Yes, she did get on a train to Norway without telling anyone where she was going - but she had to help Binky. He may or may not have been attacked by a polar bear. Now he's facing court martial for dereliction of duty. Obviously, Friday had to drop everything and travel 3000 kilometres to solve the case.

'The fact that it's easier to handle her feelings for Ian Wainscott if there's a continent between them is just a coincidence. When Friday arrives in Oslo, there are so many mysteries to solve. Is someone trying to keep Binky and Princess Ingrid apart? How can a painting leave a museum when all the doors are sealed? And will Melanie persuade Friday to go to the royal ball without wearing a brown cardigan?

'If Friday survives her trip to the remote Global Seed Vault, we may find out.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Easter Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 23428702 2022 single work picture book children's

'It's Easter! Bluey and Bingo think the Bunny has forgotten them again, until a clue takes them on an egg hunt . . .

'A gorgeous hardback book for kids of all ages.

'Bluey is an award-winning preschool show about Bluey, a blue heeler pup, and her family. Airing on ABC KIDS, the show has amassed legions of dedicated fans and hugely popular ranges of books, toys, clothes, games and more.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Hammerbarn Bluey : Hammerbarn Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 23214546 2022 single work picture book children's

'On a family trip to Hammerbarn, will Bluey and Bingo find everything they’ve ever wanted?'

Source : publisher's blurb

1 y separately published work icon Big Number 2 The Listies , Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 22960077 2022 single work children's fiction children's

'Rich and Matt are off to the toilet for a Number 2 . . . a second Teleportaloo adventure, that is!
'This latest book from two of Australia’s favourite comedy performers is 100% crazy and out-of-this-world fun. Filled with hilarious illustrations and featuring The Listies, Matt and Rich, as they appear in their shows and performances, this is another masterpiece of silly science fiction, toot-a-riffic toilet humour and slapstick.'

'THE EVIL NANASIS has gone REALLY bananas this time and WANTS HER STUFF BACK or the world is doomed (again). Worst of all, she's holding Nan's beloved pet ferret hostage! This time the POO-NAMI is really going to hit the wind farm!

'Against all the odds, it's up to the Listies to save the day . . . Next stop in the interdimensional plumbing of time and space is THE MAUL, a sinister shopping centre that's surprisingly difficult to leave. Let's hope they don't SHOP TILL THEY DROP!(Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Scaredy Bath Zoë Foster Blake , Zoë Foster Blake (illustrator), Melbourne : Puffin , 2022 22960036 2022 single work picture book children's

' A gorgeous bubble-filled ode to bath-time chaos, as seen from the bath’s point of view. From the inimitable Zoë Foster Blake, author of the bestselling No One Likes a Fart.

'Bath-time is fun! There’s the bubbles, the bath toys and lots of splashing of course. But have you ever wondered what it’s like for the bath?

'Scaredy Bath does not like bath time . . . the piping hot water, the gooey muck and especially not the small boisterous grubby ones that shout and splash and make Scaredy all mucky! What’s a bath to do? Will Scaredy Bath ever enjoy bath time?
Scaredy Bath is a delightful new addition to Zoë's much-loved brand of picture books that celebrate the ups and downs of family life. Joyously brought to life by the hilarious splash-filled illustrations of Daniel Gray-Barnett.'

Source : publisher's blurb

2 2 y separately published work icon My Life and Other Exploding Chickens Tristan Bancks , Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 9023886 2016 selected work short story children's

'Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to attack and eat you? Do you ever chew on your grandfather's toenails for short story inspiration? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these things have happened to me. I'm Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon My Life and Other Massive Mistakes Tristan Bancks , Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 8080665 2015 selected work short story

'This book is 100% gluten free, 100% fat free, 100% organic and 35% fact free. It has no added sugar and contains absolutely NO NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS AT ALL! May contain traces of NUTS!

'Have you ever helped your pop escape from a nursing home? Does your teacher have a problem with his bowels? Is your sister an evil genius and criminal mastermind? Have you ever mined your teeth for cash? Do you want to know where all the lost socks go? Is there a girl or boy at school who's in love with you and wants to kiss you? And do you know anyone with the worst case of nits in world history?

'I do. I'm Tom Weekly and this is the third book in my life story. Welcome to my weird, funny, sometimes kinda gross adventures.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon My Life and Other Stuff that Went Wrong Tristan Bancks , Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 6865152 2014 selected work short story children's

'Is your grandpa super-angry? Has your Nan ever tried to climb Mt Everest? Have you started your own playground freak show? And have you risked your life to save your pet rat from certain destruction?

'I have. I'm Tom Weekly and inside the covers of this book you'll find out about all this and learn the secret of my weirdest body part. But I guarantee that won't gross you out anywhere near as much as the story of how Stella Holling, the strangest girl in my class, tricked me into kissing her.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon Move That Mountain Kate Temple , Jol Temple , Terri Rose Baynton (illustrator), Lindfield : Puffin , 2021 23484962 2021 single work picture book children's

'There are two sides to every story... A whale has become stranded on the beach, but the tiny puffins are far, far too small to help.

'When Move That Mountain is read in reverse, the puffins realise they are not too little to help, together they can fix the problem.

'A heart-warming and inspirational story about how even the smallest voice can make a big difference.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Today's Sun Gregg Dreise , Gregg Dreise (illustrator), Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 23481132 2021 single work picture book children's 'Celebrating Australian animals and the beautiful moments in every day, this lyrical text is paired with exquisite high-contrast illustrations by Kamilaroi author and illustrator Gregg Dreise. The perfect gift for every new baby.' 

(Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Camping Bluey : Camping Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 22593332 2021 single work picture book children's

'Based on the hit ABC KIDS TV show!

'When Bluey is on a family camping trip, she meets a new friend, Jean Luc. Join them as they plant a tree, hunt a 'wild pig' and learn about the magic of friendship.

'Bluey has been a phenomenal success since airing on ABC KIDS in October 2018, amassing legions of dedicated fans and hugely popular ranges of books, toys, clothes, games and more. It holds the coveted position of being the most watched program ever on ABC iView, with over 260 million plays for Series One, and is the winner of an International Emmy for Most Outstanding Children's Programme.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Born to Run Cathy Freeman , Charmaine Ledden-Lewis (illustrator), Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 22129955 2021 single work picture book autobiography children's

'A gorgeous picture book that will inspire girls and boys everywhere to chase their dreams.

'As a little girl, Cathy Freeman had only had one dream - to win a gold medal at the Olympics. At twenty-seven years old, that dream came true. At the Sydney 2000 Games, she crossed the finish line, won a gold medal for Australia and became a national hero. How did she go from being a little girl who loved to run to an inspiration to people around the world?

'Accompanied by beautiful illustrations by Charmaine Ledden-Lewis, Cathy tells her story about where self belief, hard work and the power of a loving family can take you.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Marcie Gill and the Caravan Park Cat Monica McInerney , Melbourne : Puffin , 2021 22129821 2021 single work children's fiction children's

'This heartwarming story by award-winning and bestselling author Monica McInerney will delight readers young and old.

'Marcie Gill hasn't had a great start to the Christmas holidays. Her parents aren't talking to each other and the family business - the Snorkel Bay Caravan Park - is in financial trouble. Her younger brother will only talk about his 23 goldfish and her sister is obsessed with tennis. To make matters worse her gran is in the hospital after a bad fall and won't be home for ages.

'But then something magical happens. Something that involves a Christmas competition, a black cat called George and a wishing stone. Marcie is about to discover that if you wish hard enough, dreams can come true.

'Beloved and award-winning Australian author Monica McInerney has written a delightful and entertaining first book for children.' (Publication summary)