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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APRIL 27th 2.30-3pm (BST)

WIMPY KID VIRTUALLY LIVE with JEFF KINNEY - APRIL 27TH 2.30-3pm (BST)

Join Jeff Kinney, global best-selling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, for a live webcast.

The show will be streamed live from NEW YORK on Monday 27th April from 2.30-3pm (BST) and you can watch anywhere with an internet connection!

Send in your pupils' questions to be answered live by Jeff and learn all about how he became a world-famous cartoonist.

PLUS laugh-out-loud cartoons, behind-the-scenes gossip, and Jeff Kinney will REVEAL the cover of Wimpy Kid book 10 live on air for the first time ever – something no Wimpy Kid fan will want to miss!

Download this pack of activities to help you prepare, including a special DIY cover design activity, where your pupils' artwork could be included in the live webcast itself!

Suitable for children aged 6+

Here’s everything you need to know:

1. Sign up to watch (for free) NOW!

2. Send in your questions for Jeff Kinney

3. Prepare with the activity packet

4. Get your class to design their book 10 cover

4. Sign up to the newsletter to hear all the latest news about the event.

5. Tune in on Monday April 27th 2.30-3pm to watch the show live with thousands of schools around the world!


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