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The Stormy Day

Written by Jenny Colgan

Illustrated by Thomas Docherty

Part of the Polly and the Puffin Series

Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers General Fiction Animals

The Stormy Day Synopsis

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.

The Stormy Day Press Reviews

These books are beautifully produced with nicely designed pages, including black and white and spot-colour illustrations, so they are not at all daunting for readers developing in confidence... I look forward to seeing more of Polly and the Puffin's adventures -- June Wells Reading Zone

Colgan's emotional intelligence and the charming illustrations by Thomas Docherty make this a great gift A gentle seaside tale from the bestselling author with striking black-and-orange illustrations plus fun activities based on the story Daily Express

A charming tale that is great for bedtime stories and early readers Surrey Advertiser

A sweet tale of a puffin with a broken wing and the little girl who puts him to rights. -- Charlotte Heathcote Sunday Express

With gorgeous two-colour illustrations throughout, Polly is perfect for reading aloud ... Jenny Colgan's new series is great to teach kids how to love animals unconditionally, by letting them free and respecting their animal nature London Mums Magazine

We loved the first adventure with Polly and Neil, and we equally enjoyed The Stormy Day, these two characters are delightful ... perfect for holiday reading

An absolute joy, beautifully written and charmingly illustrated, a delight for children and adults alike Such a nice read A great gift for kids of four and above New Statesman A gentle, heart-warming tale The Herald, Glasgow

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ISBN: 9780349131924
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349131924
Publication date: 11th February 2016
Author: Jenny Colgan
Illustrator: Thomas Docherty
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, General Fiction, Animals

About Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the bestselling author of over sixteen novels including Little Beach Street Bakery, Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams and Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe. Her last four novels have all been Sunday Times Top Ten paperback bestsellers.

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