Author(s): Jenny Colgan
Polly and Neil are back in the second gorgeous children's book from Sunday Times bestselling novelist Jenny Colgan. Perfect for reading aloud and including fun activities based on the story. The boat masts jangled louder and louder. Above their heads, black clouds gathered. Polly shivered, and then the rain started to fall: plop, plop, plop. Polly is waiting for something important to happen. But waiting is hard. It's even harder when it's raining and you can't go outside...Can Polly find enough to do to keep busy ALL day? And what will happen when her puffin friend, Neil, decides to fly off into the storm? Perfect for bedtime stories and early readers. From the author of The Little Beach Street Bakery. Contains recipes, activities and rhymes in addition to the story.
Colgan's emotional intelligence and the charming illustrations by Thomas Docherty make this a great gift newstatesman.com A sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights. -- Charlotte Heathcote Sunday Express An absolute joy, beautifully written and charmingly illustrated, a delight for children and adults alike hotbrandscoolplaces.com Such a nice read mummyfromtheheart.com A great gift for kids of four and above New Statesman A gentle, heart-warming tale The Herald, Glasgow
Jenny Colgan (Author) Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels - Little Beach Street Bakery and the Top 5 bestseller Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2013. Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe was also a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller, and won the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2012. Jenny is married with three children and lives in Scotland. For more about Jenny, visit her website and her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter: @jennycolgan. Thomas Docherty (Illustrator) Thomas Docherty is an acclaimed author and illustrator of children's picture books including Little Boat, Big Scary Monster, and the Driftwood Ball. The Snatchabook, which was written by his wife Helen, has been shortlisted for several awards in the UK and US and been translated into 17 languages.