Books published by Puffin at best prices | Best of Puffin (375 books)

Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

It's early 1945 and a group of People trek across Germany, bound together by their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land. Four young people, each haunted by their own dark secret, narrate their unforgettable stories. Fans of The Book Thief or Helen Dunmore's The Siege will be totally absorbed.

This inspirational novel is based on a true story from the Second World War. When the German ship the Wilhelm Gustloff was sunk in port in early 1945 it had over 9000 civilian refugees, including children, on board. Nearly all were drowned. Ruta Sepetys, acclaimed author of Between Shades of Grey, brilliantly imagines their story.

Terraria: Exploration and Adventure Handbook (Terraria Gaming Guide)

Terraria: Exploration and Adventure Handbook (Terraria Gaming Guide)

In Terraria, the size of your World can range from fairly big to absolutely massive! This third book in Puffin's essential guide series will help you find your way around the incredible universe you have created.

From first-time players to seasoned Terrarians, there's something here for everyone. Explore different biomes, venture up to the floating islands and dig deep to the very pits of the Underworld. All of the info you need to do all of this - and more - is right here!

Here's what some of the top Terraria players on YouTube had to say about the first book in the series, The Ultimate Survival Handbook:

"This is a super-sick book! It's chock-full of information!"
Pedguin

"It really does have everything you could possibly need!"
Python

Escape to Wonderland: A Colouring-Book Adventure

Escape to Wonderland: A Colouring-Book Adventure

An enticing, extraordinarily intricate and beautiful colouring book filled with highly detailed line Artwork that allows the magical Fantasy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to be brought to be life in an entirely unique way. Pictures include iconic scenes from Wonderland and its array of extraordinary characters - the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts to name but a few - threaded with delicate patterns all clearly outlined in pen and ink, making ideal spreads to colour. Pivotal moments from the story of Alice are scattered throughout for inspiration, and there are spaces left within some of the compositions for individual Design and embellishment. This highly original, exquisite colouring book for older Children and adults alike is in a handy-sized square format, a perfect size to carry around in your handbag, schoolbag with a tin of Crayons you'll be ready to colour and relax wherever and whenever the moment takes you.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul Ome

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul Ome

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Relive the Movies one book at a time. Everyday is filled with Adventure and fantasy. So is every classic Disney storybook. With 24 pages of enchantment and colourful illustrations, each book captures the movie magic and places it right into your hands.

Dirty Beasts (Dahl Picture Book)

Dirty Beasts (Dahl Picture Book)

A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Crocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion. Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in a suitably wicked style by Quentin Blake. Was that CROCKY-WOCK galumphing up the stairs? Is STING-A-LING hiding in your bed? And what foul fate has PIGGY planned for Farmer Bland? WARNING! This book contains wickedly funny verse, prickly surprises and the most despicable creatures you could ever hope (not) to meet.

The Room of Many Colours: A Treasury of Stories for Children

The Room of Many Colours: A Treasury of Stories for Children

For over five decades, Ruskin Bond has written charming tales that have mesmerized Readers of all ages. This collection brings together his finest stories for Children in one volume. Published previously as A Treasury of Stories for Children, this attractive re-jacketed edition includes two new stories The Big Race and Remember This Day. Filled with superb illustrations and a rich cast of characters, The Room of Many Colors - A Treasury of Stories for Children is the definitive book for all Ruskin Bond fans-truly a collectors item. About the Author Born in Kasauli in 1934, Ruskin Bond grew up in Jamnagar, Dehradun, New Delhi and Shimla. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written when he was seventeen, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. Since then he has written over five hundred short stories, Essays and novellas (some included in the collections Dust on the Mountains and Classic Ruskin Bond) and more than forty Books for children. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award for English writing in India in 1993, the Padma Shri in 1999, and the Delhi governments Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademis Bal Sahitya Puraskar for his total contribution to childrens Literature in 2013 and was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2014. He lives in Landour, Mussoorie, with his extended family.

Suraya's Gift: The Story Catcher Children

Suraya's Gift: The Story Catcher Children

Are stories ever simply stories? Suraya is girl with a big imagination, who loves making up little stories. When a surprise visitor brings her a very special gift, she is thrilled. Her stories are about to get much more interesting! But Suraya soon realizes that her writing may be more powerful than she thinks. Is it just her imagination? Or are things really not what they seem?

The Secret Diary of the World's Worst Friend

The Secret Diary of the World's Worst Friend

You get by with a little help from your friends or not. At sixteen Akash Narain is pretty happy with his life. He loves his school, hes just topped his exams, he has awesome friends and hes well on his way to fulfilling his dreams for the future. His perfect, carefree World starts to collapse when his father gets him into the most exclusive school in Delhi on a scholarship. Akash finds himself friends with Shaurya Dewal, the king of the cool clique. But friendship with the most popular boy in class comes at a price. How far will Akash go to fit in? Award-winning writer Subhadra Sen Gupta spins a warm and engaging story about friendship and the trials of high school life. About the Author Subhadra Sen Gupta has written over thirty Books for Children including mysteries, Historical adventures, ghost stories and comic books. To her surprise the Sahitya Akademi thinks shes doing a good job and has given her an award. She loves to travel, flirt with cats, chat with auto-rickshaw drivers and sit and watch people.

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)

Get ready, Book 11 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series is coming! About the Author Jeff Kinney is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a five-time Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the creator of Poptropica, which was named one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in the Washington, D.C., area and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives with his wife and two sons in Massachusetts, where they own a bookstore, An Unlikely Story.

Pashu

Pashu

Hindu mythology is replete with tales in which animals play the most important roles. Pashu: Animal Tales from Hindu Mythology, by Devdutt Pattanaik, is an exquisitely illustrated book that recounts Animal stories from Ancient texts. Summary of the Book Discover how a fish saves the world, how a horse flies across the sky, and how a king finds out that his beloved wife is actually a frog! Few animals are looked upon with fear while the others are associated with Gods and worshipped. Some seem to mould the fate of the World while others form enduring bonds with humans. From Vishnu’s avatars to Shiva’s asanas, this book delves into questions such as the following: how was a deer responsible for a lot of Events of the Ramayana? Why is Garuda the archenemy of the nagas? How did a mongoose teach Yudhishthira the meaning of sacrifice? Pattanaik answers all these questions and more in this title with his usual charm and wit. About Devdutt Pattanaik Devdutt Pattanaik is an Indian physician, writer, illustrator, mythologist and leadership consultant. He is the author of several other Books including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, The Pregnant King and Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata. A graduate of Grant Medical College, Mumbai, he worked in Pharma for fourteen years before moving on to a career in writing.

The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo - Book 1

The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo - Book 1

How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern World until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favour.But Apollo has many enemies - gods, monsters and mortals who would love to see the former Olympian permanently destroyed. Apollo needs help, and he can think of only one place to go. an enclave of modern demigods known as Camp Half-Blood. About the Author Rick Riordan is an award-winning mystery writer. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Rick's first novel featuring the heroic young demigod, was the overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award in 2006 and is now a blockbuster film franchise, starring Logan Lerman. Rick lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.

Illustrated Malgudi Schooldays

Illustrated Malgudi Schooldays

Malgudi Schooldays is the abridged and enchantingly illustrated edition of R. K. Narayan’s novel, Swami and Friends. It is set in the laidback and picturesque fictional town of Malgudi, beautifully illustrated by Lavanya Naidu. Summary of the Book This title brings you the delightfully funny account of a harum scarum schoolboy called Swami, written by one of the greatest writers of our time. Malgudi Schooldays exhilarates all those who step into its world, as Swami’s days are full of action. When he is not creating a mess in the classroom, or making blunders in his exams, he is adventuring down the streets of Malgudi. He is either troubling his grandmother or stoning the school windows after being inspired by a swadeshi demonstration! But the greatest stunt Swami and his friends have to pull off is putting together a Cricket team called the Malgudi Cricket Club and challenging the Young Men’s Union to a match. Although they gather a team, things go horribly wrong just before the match. This makes Swami with no other option than Running away from home, wanting never to come back again. About R. K. Narayan R. K. Narayan was born in Madras in 1906 and was educated there and at the Maharaja’s College in Mysore. His first novel, Swami and Friends, and the next, The Bachelor of Arts, are both set in the fascinating imaginary territory of Malgudi. Narayan’s work, The Guide, won him the Sahitya Akademi Award, the country’s highest Literary honour. Narayan has also authored other collections of short stories, including A Horse and Two Goats and Under the Banyan Tree. He has penned Travel books, essays, memoirs, and has retold legends like The Ramayana and The Mahabharata. In the year 1980, he was honoured with the A.C. Benson Medal by the Royal Society of Literature. R. K. Narayan passed away in 2001.

All The Bright Places

All The Bright Places

All the Bright Places, by Jennifer Niven, is a tale of a girl who finds the love of her life amidst life’s strangest circumstances. It is the story of a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die. Summary of the Book Violet Markey, due to a certain tragic incident and an eventual metamorphosis inside her mind, decides to give up on her life. While she is on the top of the bell Tower thinking of ending her life, she finds Finch. In this beautiful little story, Readers will see the young lovers unfurl their wings that carry them into hitherto unseen landscapes, creating special memories for themselves. Narrated in Alternative perspectives of Violet and Finch, the story easily touches your heart with all its nuances of innocence of these characters. About Jennifer Nevin Jennifer Nevin is an American-born author who is known for her young adult, non-fiction, and Historical fiction works. She is an ardent writer and often takes up multiple works simultaneously. She is influenced by Penelope Niven, Ernest Hemingway, Flannery O'Connor among other writers.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

The eagerly-awaited next instalment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has arrived - publishing for the very first Time in the UK in hardback! Split your sides laughing as Greg Heffley struggles with all the trials and tribulations of school, Family and friends that come with being everyone’s favourite wimpy kid!

Rusty and the Magic Mountain

Rusty and the Magic Mountain

If you go looking for adventure, you will find it� Rusty and his friends Pitambar and Popat find Adventure in no small measure when they set out to climb a mysterious mountain around which legend and superstition have grown over the years. On the way they shelter in a haunted rest house, encounter a tiger, and experience a hilarious mule ride which takes them to the palace of a mad Rani who presides over a murder of crows. There are other surprises in store for the Boys - a beautiful but mysterious princess, a colony of dwarfs and a wonderful musical stone! Veteran author Ruskin Bond returns with a brand new Rusty Adventure after more than a decade. A rollicking tale of Humour and enchantment, Rusty and the Magic Mountain will win the much-loved character of Rusty a whole new band of followers.

Sunita Williams: A Star in Space

Sunita Williams: A Star in Space

An Adventure of intergalactic proportions! Sunita Williamss story is one of having to settle for second choices. She grew up wishing to be a Professional swimmer. Then she wanted to train as a vet. Instead she went on to join the naval academy and serve as a pilot. Before long, however, space was calling. A new dream was born in Sunita. But it wasnt all cakewalk. The path to becoming an astronaut called for resilience, patience and grit. Sunita had all this and more. As record holder for the longest spaceflight by a woman (195 Days), Sunitas story inspires one to look anew at the World of space missions. And even more than inspiration, she makes life as an astronaut seem thrilling and fun. Anecdotal, informative and pacy, this unput downable biography, of one of the most famous astronauts of Contemporary times, is packed with exciting facts and unusual trivia.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie Bucket loves chocolate. And Mr Willy Wonka, the most wonderous inventor in the world, is opening the gates of his amazing chocolate factory to five lucky children. It's the prize of a lifetime! Gobstoppers, wriggle sweets and a river of melted chocolate await - Charlie need just one Golden Ticket and these delicious treats could all be his . . .

Girl Online 2

Girl Online 2

Find out what happens to your favourite characters Penny, Noah and Elliot in the stunning sequel to Girl Online, by YouTube superstar Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella. A modern day Notting Hill for teens, where an ordinary 15-year-old girl's relationship with an American Pop star goes viral when her anonymous blog is exposed to the world. Zoe Sugg, known as Zoella to her fans, is the UK's most watched female vlogger, with millions of subscribers Zoe's debut novel tackles many of the Issues modern teens have to deal with today - such as cyberbullying, self-esteem and anxiety Zoe won the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for 'UK's Favourite Vlogger 2014' About the Author Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, is a 25-year-old vlogger from Brighton, UK. Her beauty, fashion, and lifestyle vlogs have gained her millions of YouTube subscribers, and her views often exceed 12 million a month. She won the 2011 Cosmopolitan Blog Award for 'Best Established Beauty Blog' and went on to win the 'Best Beauty Vlogger award the following year. In 2013 she was awarded the 'Best British Vlogger' award at the Radio 1 Teen Awards and the 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for 'UK's Favourite Vlogger'.

The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 7)

The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 7)

Love is in the air - but what does that mean for Greg Heffley? A Valentine's Day Dance at Greg's middle school has turned Greg's World upside down. As Greg scrambles to find a date, he's worried he'll be left out in the cold on the big night. His best friend, Rowley, doesn't have any prospects either, but that's small consolation. Then an unexpected twist gives Greg a partner for the Dance and leaves Rowley the odd man out. But a lot can happen in one night, and in the end you never know who's going to be lucky in love . . .

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat (bcd) (Book & CD)

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat (bcd) (Book & CD)

A paperback and CD edition of The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussy-cat by Julia Donaldson and Charlotte Voake The Owl and the Pussy-cat sailed away In a beautiful blue balloon . . . Gruffalo author, Julia Donaldson, revisits Edward Lear's favourite rhyme in this wonderful new story set in a nonsensical land full of adventure. When their beautiful golden ring is stolen, the Owl and the Pussy-cat must Travel far from the Safety of the Bong-tree glade as their search for the thief leads them across the Sea, to the Chankly Bore and beyond... Full of enchanting lyricism this new rhyme, beautifully illustrated by Charlotte Voake, promises to be as important and successful as the original. This paperback edition includes an Audio CD featuring two readings of the story by the author, as well as a performance of the story set to music, performed by Julia and Malcolm Donaldson. SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS: CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR

Books published by Puffin at best prices | Best of Puffin (375 books)

Books published by Puffin at best prices | Best of Puffin (375 books) Price
Salt to the Sea Rs. 344.0
Terraria: Exploration and Adventure Handbook (Terraria Gaming Guide) Rs. 309.0
Diary of a Cricket God
The Penguin Atlas of African History (Hist Atlas) Rs. 1970.64
Escape to Wonderland: A Colouring-Book Adventure Rs. 135.0
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul Ome Rs. 149.0
The Jungle Book Rs. 138.0
Dirty Beasts (Dahl Picture Book) Rs. 450.0
The Room of Many Colours: A Treasury of Stories for Children Rs. 176.0
Suraya's Gift: The Story Catcher Children Rs. 122.0
The Secret Diary of the World's Worst Friend Rs. 122.0
Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11) Rs. 278.0
Pashu Rs. 164.0
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo - Book 1 Rs. 299.0
Illustrated Malgudi Schooldays Rs. 444.0
All The Bright Places Rs. 248.0
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Rs. 260.0
Rusty and the Magic Mountain Rs. 190.0
Sunita Williams: A Star in Space Rs. 126.0
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Rs. 326.0
Girl Online 2 Rs. 275.0
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - 2: Rodrick Rules Rs. 225.0
The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 7) Rs. 497.0
The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat (bcd) (Book & CD) Rs. 350.0

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