Puffin Peter

Puffin Peter Cover

Puffin Peter

By Petr Horacek; Petr Horaaecek; Petr Horacek (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763665722, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 26, 2013


Kids will delight in this witty story of mistaken identity from acclaimed author-illustrator Petr Horácek.

Peter and Paul are puffins and the best of friends. But one day Peter gets lost in a terrible storm, and Paul is nowhere to be found. With the help of a big blue whale, Peter sets out, determined to find his pal. What the pair discovers is that many other birds match the description Peter gives of Paul, but none are quite like his friend. With gorgeous collage artwork and a lighthearted touch, this fun read-aloud tale will both amuse and enlighten.

About the Author
Petr Horacek grew up in Prague in the Czech Republic. Inspired by his two daughters, he has created numerous books for children, including "One Spotted Giraffe," "Silly Suzy Goose," and "Strawberries Are Red." He lives in England."

Praise For Puffin Peter

Readers of all ages will swoon over Horácek’s lush, brightly colored mixed-media illustrations that lend life to the ocean, the different birds encountered, and Peter’s many emotions during his quest. This tale of friendship and perseverance is a must-have for public and school libraries alike.
—School Library Journal