Short stories

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Extract: The Ocean of Story by Nazneen Ahmed


The Ocean of Story by Nazneen Ahmed

Celebrate Puffin’s 80th birthday with this extract from The Puffin Book of Big Dreams, a new short story by The Ocean of Story by Nazneen Ahmed.

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An illustration from the story Tamasha and the Troll showing Tamasha in a tree and the troll running away


Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls: Tamasha and the Troll

Read an extract of Tamasha and the Troll, one of the six stories in Ladybird Tales of Adventurous Girls. Perfect for bedtime, this empowering tale shows that girls can be the heroes of any story.

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