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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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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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.