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Puffin Books, one of the most renowned children's paperbacks in the United States, was formed on the basis of a rich and rich history of poetry and a dedication to the publication of a winning blend of classical children's books and the best new work. Throughout the years, Puffin has grown from a small but fine pocket book publisher to one of the biggest, most varied and best-selling children's bookshops, with everything from storybooks to groundbreaking youth and teenage fictions.
In the 1980' s, Puffin Books ushered in the era of noteworthy expansion that has become his trademark. Books Puffin Books produces high-quality pocket books from magazines from Viking, aggressive acquisition of books for external publishers, reprints of Puffin UK magazines and maintains a list of award-winning children's books such as Robert McCloskey's Caldecott Medalist Make Way For ducklings, Ludwig Bemelmans' much-loved Caldecott Honor Buch Madeline and Don Freeman's classical Corduroy.
Featuring tracks from three hard-cover prints, Viking Children's Books, Dial Books for Young Readers and Dutton Children's Books, Puffin used the power of its extended line-up to form a large JV with Puffin UK, a revamped Puffin Classic family. Puffin Books continues to be an innovative children's book innovator and an eternal favourite with readers, with a growing roster based on a successful blend of classic literature and compelling business literature.
Besides the publication of the high-quality literature that has laid such a solid base over the years, Puffin has launched several genuine serials with wide market attractiveness. With some 150 books per year, Puffin is able to offer the best of every generation: storybooks for toddlers, the best of historic and modern literature for high school students, and critical novel for older people.
So where else can you find beautiful hardcover classic books like The Kind in the Willows and Black Beauty alongside literature like Ruta Sepetys' Between Shades of Gray? And the best-selling beached serial by Jeff Probst alongside touching books like H. E. Hinton's The Outsiders? The New York Times bestseller If I stay by Gayle Forman, the matching trio by Ally Condie, the legend trio by Marie Lu and the celebrated works by John Green.
Also known for his award-winning work, Puffin features Roll of Thunder, Mildred D. Taylor's Cry My Cry (Newbery Honor Winner), Ellen Raskin's The Westing Game (Newbery Honor Winner), Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen (Schneider Family Book Award) and Sheila Turnage's Three Times Live (Newbery Honor).
Puffin injects these great songs onto the stage for the medium-sized readers. Classical and hilariously classical, Judy Blume has found a home for her best-selling fudge line, which includes Double Fudge, Superfudge, Otherwise known as Sheila the Great, and of a Fourth Degree Nothing, in Puffin. Gennifer Choldenko's Newbery Honorable Al Capone Does My Shirts has become a highly acclaimed modern classics, and Mike Lupica's line of mid-size sport fictions has long been popular.
Puffin's mid-range range highlights include Puffin Modern Classic, which features award-winning modern classic pieces such as A Long Way from Chicago, Summer of the Swans and Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. We pride ourselves on continually re-inventing classic products to appeal to new generation of people. For example, the puffin chalk updated in the Classic line brings together time-honored tales with energy-filled, modernised works of art that reflect the whims of a childhood.
Puffin's wide selection of non-fiction books combine dependable classic books that remain engaging and informative - like Ruth Heller's offer of scholarly and literary paperback books or Jean Fritz's creatively engaging historic personalities - with an ever-growing array of new and remarkable books perfectly suited to the class-room - Ilene Cooper's Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy takes a new look at the young lives of one of our most powerful executives.
Those tracks blend smoothly into the Common Core requirement while ensuring a high level of serviceability. High school and teenagers swallow books from puffins, including Charlie and the chocolate factory writer Roald Dahl, The Cat writer The Cat My Gymsuit and amber brown maker Paula Danziger,
prizewinning historic novelist Jean Fritz, Travel Team's Mike Lupica, Pippi Longstocking Designer Astrid Lindgren, Lyddie's Katherine Paterson, Newbery Honor and Newbery Medalist Richard Peck, Roll of Thunder, My Cry's hearing my cry writer Mildred D. Taylor, and multi award-winning writer Jacqueline Woodson.