Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Junior)

Shortlisted 2021

Puffling and the Egg

By Erika McGann & Gerry Daly


When Puffling finds a lost egg, she must get it back to its nest. But the wind is blowing the egg down the hill! Can the animals of Skellig help her get the egg home?
Everyone’s favourite little Puffling is back in this beautifully illustrated new picture book from the bestselling team of Erika McGann and Gerry Daly.

About Erika McGann & Gerry Daly...

ERIKA McGANN grew up in Drogheda, Co. Louth, and now lives in Dublin. She is the author of several children’s books, and a past winner of the Waverton Good Read Children’s Award. She is the author of the ‘Cass and the Bubble Street Gang’ series and of picture books Where Are You, Puffling?, Wee Donkey’s Treasure Hunt, Cá Bhfuil Puifín Beag? (translated by Muireann Ní Chíobháin), all illustrated by Gerry Daly, and The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse, illustrated by Lauren O’Neill. Her new children’s novel, Tabitha Plimtock and the Edge of the World, is also out now.

GERRY DALY is a children’s author and illustrator. His previous books include the best-selling Where Are You, Puffling? and Wee Donkey’s Treasure Hunt, both written by Erika McGann, an Irish language edition of ‘Puffling’ – Cá Bhfuil Puifín Beag?, translated by Muireann Ní Chíobháin, and Finn’s First Song. Gerry loves to paint birds and animals, from the tiniest to the biggest of them all. Originally from Wicklow, he lives in Dublin.

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