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Puffin Books celebrate 70 years


Puffin Books, the children's publisher is celebrating its 70th birthday. Famous for books like Stig of the Dump, The Borrowers, Charlotte's Web and Fungus the Bogeyman and working with authors ranging from Roald Dahl and Charlie Higson to Madonna.

The BBC's Arts Editor Will Gompertz looks back over the last 70 years and assesses Puffin's impact on children's literature.


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