Polly and the Puffin

Jenny Colgan

Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

2015 Winner

Teach Primary New Fiction Award

2015 Nominee

British Book Design and Production Awards

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26 February 2015
96 pages

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.

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


A sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights.

Charlotte Heathcote, Sunday Express