Wednesday's Puffin News
09 Mar 14, 02:03:00
'Puffin Peter' by Petr Horáček: An adventure with words
Puffin Peter is the cleverly constructed tale by Petr Horáček about a puffin looking for his best friend. They are separated when a storm blows them apart. A helpful whale offers to help Peter in his search. Peter soon finds out that when he describes ...
10 Mar 14, 02:03:00
Puffin acquires Mabbitt debut
Puffin has acquired middle-grade series The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones, about a girl who finds herself on a pirate ship, by debut author Will Mabbitt. Junior editor Laura Squire and editorial director Ben Horslen acquired world rights in two books ...
10 Mar 14, 08:03:00
London to trial intelligent pedestrian crossings
The Pedestrian SCOOT system will be tested at high-traffic crossing areas with the first installed outside Balham and Tooting Bec Underground stations. “I am delighted that London is the first city in the world to be trialling this cutting-edge equipment ...
11 Mar 14, 03:03:00
Ring-wearing Puffins needed
Puffin © Richard Stonier, from the surfbirds galleries. So far this year, over 400 ringed seabirds have been reported to the BTO, including record numbers of Puffins and Guillemots, but there are certainly more to find. Mark Grantham of the ...
11 Mar 14, 05:03:00
The Secret Lives of Puffins | book review | @GrrlScientist
This outsized book beautifully accomplishes what I thought impossible: it makes those already-adorable Atlantic puffins even more lovable.In a world populated by ten thousand or so bird species that come in a range of sizes and colours and occur ...
07 Mar 14, 08:03:00
Free Puffin web browser for iOS supports Adobe Flash
The free Puffin web browser fixes that by letting you view Flash content on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. You should note, however, that the free version of Puffin only supports Adobe Flash between ... subscription via an in-app purchase.
09 Mar 14, 08:03:00
An Eye on the Sea from Above
In August 2009, an Atlantic puffin left Seal Island National Wildlife Refugeand flew northeast, through the outer Gulf of Maine and along the continental shelf of Nova Scotia, eventually reaching the Labrador Sea. Then, at the end of January, the puffin ...
09 Feb 14, 10:02:00
Puffin is an innovative browser for Android and iOS
I prefer not to browse the Internet on mobile devices as I dislike the small screen and the fiddly controls. Sometimes, I have to use a browser, and while I use Chrome or Firefox for that most of the time, I like to try other mobile browsers as well just ...
17 Dec 12, 04:12:28
Puffin Post to become extinct
Sniffup, Puffineers. Puffin Post, the much-loved children's books magazine which has been running for more than 40 years, has breathed its last. Launched in 1967 by Kaye Webb, the legendary editor of Puffin Books, the magazine has boasted contributions ...