A puffling has gone in search of adventure – now her puffin parents can’t find her anywhere!
They talk to the seal and the gannet and the rabbit; they walk to the huts and the cliffs and the cove. They hear lots of stories of the puffling helping others, but they just cannot find their fluffy, black chick.
Finally, they spot her – on a boat out at sea!
The puffling is too small to fly home, so the animals of Skellig work together and come up with something very clever …
“Gerry Daly captures the Unesco world heritage site's beauty - not to mention the liveliness of the seals, gannets and rabbits - in gorgeous illustrations” The Sunday Times
magnificent illustrations combined with Erika McGann’s engaging text as well as
a detailed list of the island creatures is a pure treat for young readers...One
to read again and again!” RTE jr
pictures animate island life with expressive portraits of its inhabitants, not
least of all fuzzy, downy Puffling herself, with her curious, direct gaze.” Irish
illustrations” Woman's Way
picturebook... combines a heartwarming story with a timely message to look
after our wildlife... Beautifully illustrated and sure to become a favourite
with young readers.” Irish Daily Mail
tale... children will enjoy finding the tiny puffling on each page and the back
endpapers show the names of each of the animals illustrated... a nice touch.” Irish
“A delightful Irish animal adventure and
heart-warming debut picture book.” Primary Times
book that will definitely bring out your little ones’ adventurous side.” Irish
of Skellig Michael is excellently realised in Gerry Daly's illustrations and
the whole complemented by a double spread identifying the wildlife featured in
the story.” Irish Examiner