The biggest children’s book publisher in the world, Puffin, is celebrating its 80th birthday this year!

To mark this exciting milestone, Puffin has already hosted a range of free online activities including Puffin Storytime, the Puffin Podcast and the Puffin Festival of Big Dreams. It is also set to release a brand-new collection of stories entitled The Puffin Book of Big Dreams on September 3. This celebratory book will be bursting with over 40 new and imaginative stories, poems and illustrations – perfect for any big dreamer!

Since 1940, millions of children have grown up dreaming of snowmen coming to life, rivers of chocolate and Borrowers under the kitchen table, and now it’s time to use your colouring skills we are offering you the chance to win a bundle of Puffin’s children’s books with our colouring competition!

Ni4kids is offering two exciting book bundles to two lucky winners: The winner of the Ages 3-6 category will win a copy of Clean Up by Nathan Bryon & Dapo Adeola, Mabel & the Mountain by Kim Hillyard, Where’s Spot by Eric Hill, Funnybones by Allan Ahlberg & Andre Amstutz, The Bumblebear by Nadia Shireen, You Choose in Space by Nick Sharatt & Pippa Goodheart, and Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai.

The ages 7+ winner will receive a copy of Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman, Little Badman by Humza Arshad & Henry White, Percy Jackson & the Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan, Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens, Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney, The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy and Stig of the Dump by Clive King.

Simply print off and colour-in the image below to be in with a chance of winning!

Download your Puffin colour-in sheet here

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE: 5PM Thursday 3 September 2020



POST YOUR ENTRY TO:  c/o Ni4kids, Unit 5a, Channel Wharf, 21 Old Channel Road, Belfast, BT3 9DE

NB – Please ensure that you have paid the correct postage before you post your entry.

For further details please visit and follow Puffin’s social channels for regular updates: Twitter/Facebook: @PuffinBooks | Instagram: @Puffinbooksuk | #PuffinDreamerIf you want to keep the fun going, you can also download more Puffin Activty Sheets here


Terms and Conditions:

Competiton closing date: 5pm Thursday 3 September 2020. One winner will be selected from each age category. Editor’s decision is final. No cash alternative. Due to the current Covid-19 climate, physical prizes may take longer to fulfil. For full T&C’s visit

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