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Puffin the Architect

Puffin the Architect
  

"Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients expectations, that is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever her own pufflings! Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designed spaces - Ot... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143772187
Barcode 9780143772187
Published 30 July 2018 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Andrews, Kimberly
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ISBN-13 9780143772187
ISBN-10 014377218X
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 30 July 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Andrews, Kimberly
Category Animal Stories
Work & Industry / World Of Work
Picture Storybooks
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 254mm
Height: 303mm
Spine: 7mm
Weight 202g
Interest Age 4-8 years
Reading Age 4-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code NZBA01

Description of this Book

Puffin is an architect who always exceeds her clients' expectations, that is, until she takes on the toughest clients ever - her own pufflings!Puffin takes her tricky new clients on an inspirational tour of her builds. Together they visit all kinds of cleverly designed spaces - Otter's floating home, Pig's toolshed on wheels, Painter Goose's light-filled studio and Platypus's cosy underground bakehouse. The pufflings are unimpressed. Her clients really are a challenge! Will Puffin come up with a puffling-perfect home design?This gorgeous story, with endearing animal characters, intriguing house designs, ingenious mechanisms and storage solutions to pore over on every page, will spark a brand new generation of architects, engineers and interior designers!

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Author's Bio

Kimberly Andrews is a trained biologist and geologist who grew up in the Canadian Rockies, and she has also lived and worked in New Zealand, Borneo and the UK. In London, she worked for The House of Illustration, whose main ambassador is Quentin Blake, and at the Natural History Museum. Kimberly now lives in a small house near Wellington, where she illustrates and writes, and runs her business Tumbleweed Tees, designs which feature New Zealand birds and wildlife. Her first picture book, Tuna and Hiriwa (Huia, 2016) was a 2017 Storylines Notable Book and shortlisted for the Te Reo category of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

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