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Children's Nonfiction Birds

Atlantic Puffin

illustrated by Jeffrey Domm

by (author) Kristin Bieber Domm

Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
Jun 2005
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jun 2005
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 3


The Atlantic Puffin is a familiar symbol of the Atlantic region, earning it the nickname "Little Brother of the North." This wonderful story is told from the point of view of a puffin, drawing the reader effortlessly into the natural habitat of a puffin's world. Accompanied with beautiful illustrations, Atlantic Puffin details habitat, breeding cycles, eating and nesting habits, and more, about the life of this fascinating animal. Artistically rendered, carefully researched, this latest installment from the popular writing and illustrating team of Kristin and Jeff Domm will delight any child or adult who seeks to learn more about the treasured Atlantic Puffin.

About the authors

Jeffrey C. Domm is an award-winning illustrator with over thirty wildlife related books to his credit, including the children's books Atlantic Puffin and The Hatchling's Journey. He has been teaching illustration and drawing at NSCAD University for over sixteen years and his body of work includes illustrations for Parks Canada, Environment Canada and Canadian Wildlife Service. He lives in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.

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Kristin Bieber Domm has been a teacher for twenty-eight years. She is the author of four Nimbus titles for children, including Atlantic Puffin. Kristin teaches writing and graduate education courses part-time at Mount Saint Vincent University. She is a participating writer in the Writers in the Schools program and plays bassoon in the Wyndrock Quintet. She lives in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.

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  • Short-listed, Shortlisted for Hackmatack
  • Winner, Lillian Shepherd Award
  • Winner, Hackmatack

Librarian Reviews

Atlantic Puffin: Little Brother of the North

A brightly illustrated book – told from the puffin’s point of view. Children will marvel at how puffins swim like fish, outwit seagulls, and create cosy nests in a tough northern climate.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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