Welcome to the Happy Birthday Puffin site!

Come and join in the fun and games - browse our brand-new range of birthday books, sit back and enjoy a selection of fantastic Puffin films, play the all-new Puffin Quiz and much more.

Come back in June to see our digital archive containing exclusive podcasts, interviews and written material by some of Puffin's top authors and illustrators including Charlie Higson, Eoin Colfer, Cathy Cassidy and Allan Ahlberg. There's a Puffin book for everyone - discover yours here today...

The perfect little guide to the
70 best books for children packed full
of EXPERT ADVICE and MUCH more...

Do you have any special memories of Puffin that you want to share with us? We'd LOVE to hear from you.

Send your memories to: Puffineers, c/o 80 Strand, Lonfon, WC2R 0RL

Or email:

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Fantastic exclusive NEW stories by your favourite Puffin authors at a pocket-money price.
Only 3.99!


... a new friend for life today by reading a Puffin classic from Eoin Colfer, Anthony Horowitz,
Cathy Cassidy and
many more.


... a cake and put your favourite Puffin characters on the icing or
why not make a
chocolate cake like
the one in Matilda?


... your favourite books by
spending a day being super fast like Streaker or pretending
to be the Worst Witch
with a witches hat!


.... as your favourite Puffin
character, will it be Percy Jackson
or Lola or even The Very
Hungry Caterpillar?


... what your friends think of your favourite book. Start a
book club after school
and discuss your
favourite stories.


... your friends to see who the biggest book fan is by creating a p'simply p'super Puffin
. Don't forget
the prizes!


... your friends handmade cards inspired by their favourite book characters.


... around your house to the
Puffin song - all together now,
'There is nuffin, nuffin,
nuffin like a Puffin...'


... to Never-Never Land or Camp Half-Blood, or Wonderland or
Japan just by picking up a
Puffin book


... your favourite stories with a massive Puffin party. For even
more ideas and birthday
fun download the big
bumper Puffin party

A brand new, irresistible range of mugs are coming soon from Art Meets Matter and all good bookshops.