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Puffin Books

Overview
Works: 86 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 11,088 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Stories in rhyme  Picture books  Fairy tales  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  Easter stories 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PZ7.B6265, FIC
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Roll of thunder, hear my cry by Mildred D Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis
The case of the deadly ha-ha game by John R Erickson( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, and assistant deputy Drover engage in an epic battle with the coyotes, Rip and Snort, as they all seek some meaty treats
The witches by Roald Dahl( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice
Tales of a fourth grade nothing by Judy Blume( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem
The case of the Halloween ghost by John R Erickson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank the Cowdog has one of the scariest adventures of his life when he and his cowardly companion, Drover, find themselves in a strange and spooky place on Halloween night
The story about Ping by Marjorie Flack( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening
Rumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers Grimm by Paul O Zelinsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child"--Title page verso
Max's chocolate chicken by Rosemary Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max and his sister Ruby go on an egg hunt and vie with each other for the prize--a chocolate chicken
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes in the life of Homer Price including one in which he and his pet skunk capture four bandits and another about a donut machine on the rampage
Father Christmas goes on holiday by Raymond Briggs( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the dead eagles by Donald J Sobol( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The solutions to the ten mysteries solved by Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown are given in a separate section challenging the reader to match wits with the ten-year-old mastermind of Idaville's war on crime
A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson by Michelle Y Green( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher. In a sport that's determined by white men, there is no place for a black woman. Mamie doesn't give up-from the time she insists on trying out for the all-male, all-white Police Athletic League until she realizes her dream and becomes one of three women to play in the Negro Leagues. Mamie Johnson's life shows that with courage and perseverance one can overcome even the greatest challenges
Journey to the river sea by Eva Ibbotson( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in exotic Brazil in 1910, Maia endures many hardships before fulfilling her dream of exploring the Amazon River. Accompanied by Miss Minton, a fierce-looking, no-nonsense governess, Maia, a young orphan, sets off for the wilderness of the Amazon, expecting curtains of orchids, brightly colored macaws, and a loving family. But what she finds is an evil-tempered aunt and uncle and their spoiled daughters. It is only when she is swept up in a mystery involving a young Indian boy, a homesick child actor, and a missing inheritance that Maia lands in the middle of the Amazon adventure she's dreamed of. Readers of every generation will treasure Ibbotson's lush historical adventure that harkens back to the beloved classics of Frances Hodgson Burnett and Louisa May Alcott
This is the house that Jack built by Simms Taback( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caldecott Medalist brings his distinctive humor and creativity to this uproarious picture book adaptation of the beloved story of Jack and the house that he built. Full color
Peepo! by Janet Ahlberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic picture book with rhyming text and cut-out peep-hole illustrations
The cut-ups by James Marshall( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical jokers Spud and Joe get away with every trick in the book until the day they meet a little girl named Mary Frances Hooley. Suggested level: junior, primary
A peaceable kingdom : the Shaker abecedarius by Alice Provensen( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated alphabet rhyme that includes the animals from alligator to zebra
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after
Gila monsters meet you at the airport by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York City boy's preconceived ideas of life in the West make him very apprehensive about the family's move there
 
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Roll of thunder, hear my cry
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MadelineThe case of the deadly ha-ha gameThe witchesTales of a fourth grade nothingThe case of the Halloween ghostThe story about PingRumpelstiltskin : from the German of the Brothers GrimmMax's chocolate chicken
Alternative Names
Puffin Books children's book publisher

Puffin Books children's imprint of British publishers Penguin Books

Puffin Books maison d'édition jeunesse britannique

Languages
English (30)