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Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels for adults, including Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe and Little Beach Street Bakery. When Neil the puffin from Little Beach Street Bakery caught her readers' attention, Jenny knew she needed a story of his own - and so the idea for Polly and the Puffin was born. Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland. For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter: @jennycolgan. Thomas Docherty is an acclaimed author and illustrator of children's picture books including Little Boat, Big Scary Monster, and the Driftwood Ball. The Snatchabook, which was written by his wife Helen, has been shortlisted for several awards in the UK and US and been translated into 17 languages.
Fantastic, fully-illustrated 'early reader' stories, the Polly and the Penguin books will be pored over again and again by newly confident independent readers. * The School Run * Perfect 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. * Parents In Touch * 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 * Beautiful storytelling...sure to be a popular series for young readers * Carousel * A gentle, heart-warming tale * The Herald, Glasgow * A great gift for kids of four and above * New Statesman * Such a nice read * mummyfromtheheart.com * An absolute joy, beautifully written and charmingly illustrated, a delight for children and adults alike * hotbrandscoolplaces.com * A sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights. -- Charlotte Heathcote * Sunday Express * Colgan's emotional intelligence and the charming illustrations by Thomas Docherty make this a great gift * newstatesman.com * A classic story about the touching relationship between a girl and her rescued puffin. * Guardian - The Best New Children's Books Summer 2015 *