The Angry Little Puffin

The Angry Little Puffin

by Timothy Young


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The Angry Little Puffin by Timothy Young

“Look at the funny little penguin!” and “What a silly-looking penguin!” Hearing this all day long is enough to make any little bird angry, especially when he's NOT A PENGUIN! This is the story of a puffin who is upset that he's constantly mistaken for a penguin. He finally reaches his breaking point and goes on a rant about the many differences between the two. A little girl stops him in mid-speech because she does know the differences, and he listens as she explains to her father why puffins are her favorite. When you are feeling alone and misunderstood, sometimes it only takes the understanding of one small person to turn things around. A charming picture book with 18 fun colorful spreads showing children what frustration and feeling alone looks like from the outside, how to get over anger, and how to reach out to others when they are frustrated.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764348051
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 875,383
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Timothy Young has been an animator, puppet and toy designer, art director, illustrator and graphic designer. He has over 30 years experience as a professional artist and lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Find out more about him at

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The Angry Little Puffin 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
InspirationalAngel531 More than 1 year ago
Title: The Angry Little Puffin Author: Timothy Young Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Published: 9-28-2014 Pages: 40 Genre: Children's Fiction Sub-Genre: Chapter Book, Emotions & Feelings, Friendship, Social Skills, Schools Life, Birds ISBN: 9780764348051 Reviewed For NetGalley and Schiffer Publishing Reviewer: DelAnne Rating: 4.75 Stars After constantly being mistaken for a penguin one time too many this little puffin has decided to set the record straight on the differences between the two birds. Written for ages 5 to 8, Kindergarten to 3rd grade. Add in bright colorful illustrations and easy to read text. Young readers will love this story to read again and again. My rating of "The Angry Little Puffin" is 4.75 out of 5 stars.
reececo331 More than 1 year ago
Puffin is upset, he is angry about being confused with penguins. Until a little girl who knows her animals sees him. Puffin learns that so people may know somethings and others may not. The fact that he was recognized for what he was, admired for who he is, and loved for being himself makes all the difference.  A cute early reader story, great for teaching children to learn more about the world around them. To learn more about differences and cultures and how understand can make someone not only feel special but important