Puffin Books virtually live

Welcome to Puffin Books Virtually Live, a series of free interactive webcasts from Puffin's bestselling authors. On this website you can find a selection of previous webcasts which you can watch on-demand, as well as details of forthcoming webcasts.


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Friday 14th October 2016

Join bestselling author Clare Balding for an inspirational Puffin Virtually Live celebrating her first ever children’s’ book – The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop (out 22nd September).

Clare will be talking about the inspiration for the book and sharing her indispensable advice for working as a team, finding your inner champion and writing awesome animal adventures. Also tune in for:

- Get involved with an animal draw-along

- Hear Clare reading live from the book

- Go behind the scenes at a real racehorse stables and meet a jockey

- Get ready for some galloping games!

Suitable for all children in Key Stage 2. Remember to dress to impress – it is Derby Day of course!

Read an extract from the book – click HERE

Coming Soon!

Download a free resource pack including lesson plans and activity sheets


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