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6 Puffin books that stand the test of time

When you think of Puffin books, a few classic stories are bound to come to mind. And with fantastic authors such as Roald Dahl, Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling and Charles Dickens, it’s no surprise!

Reading about Charlie finding his golden ticket, Mowgli coming face-to-face with Shere Khan and Oliver meeting the Artful Dodger on London’s streets are memorable and magical to each and every one of us. And they are worlds, journeys and characters that children are still discovering - and falling in love with - to this day.

So what is it about these classic Puffin books that mean they’re still capable of firing children’s imaginations? Here, Puffin authors, parent bloggers and those within the theatre industry tell us their favourites - and why they believe they’ve stood the test of time. 

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