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Puffin of Puffins Debate
Event HF76 • •
Venue: Guardian Stage
A hustings like no other to celebrate Puffin's 70th birthday. Join chair Lucy Mangan and a whole host of festival guests as they defend their favourite Puffin book from the last 70 years. Then we put it to the vote...
1940s - Family From One End Street by Eve Garnett.
Championed by Jacqueline Wilson
1950s - Charlotte's Web by E. B. White.
Championed by Jenny Valentine
1960s - Stig of the Dump by Clive King.
Championed by Jasper Fforde
1970s - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.
Championed by Marcus Brigstocke
1980s - Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian.
Championed by Cathy Cassidy
1990s - The Hundred-Mile-an Hour Dog by Jeremy Strong.