Puffin Podcast: Mission Imagination

Get ready for the new series of Puffin Podcast: Mission Imagination. Hosted by the hilarious Babatunde Aléshé, alongside two young Puffineers, each episode will feature one of our fantastic Puffin authors including Tamzin Merchant, Lee Newbury, and Sharna Jackson.The podcast invites young listeners into a different magical world every week - from weather-brewing workshops to magical underwater worlds and fun-fairs, listeners will be taken on an immersive journey to celebrate the Power of Imagination.New episode drops every Wednesday. Have your pen, paper and notebook ready to scribble any story ideas of your own along the way.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 17m. Bisher sind 22 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 hours 12 minutes


episode 7: S2, Ep 7 Mission Imagination: Abigail Balfe in The Safe Space

In the final episode of this series, our trio speak to Abigail Balfe, the fantastic author of A Different Sort of Normal. Abigail guides us through a series of imagination-metaverses one of which is Abigail’s which is called - The Safe Space. Expect soft furnishings, soft food to eat and a quiet and relaxing space where you can relax and unwind. Abigail also guides us through to a world where ball pits and music play, as well as a jungle themed nature spot...


 2021-09-08  18m

episode 6: S2, Ep 6 Mission Imagination: Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola in Paradise Island

In this episode, our trio speak to Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola, the fantastic author and illustrator of Clean Up! Nathan and Dapo invite us to the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica, where white sandy beaches stretch out for miles, mango flavored popsicles grow on the palm trees and you can high-five every octopus you see. There's just one simple rule to avoid calm turning to chaos: we must not litter on the beach...


 2021-09-01  13m

episode 5: S2, Ep5 Mission Imagination: Robin Stevens in Mysterium

In this week’s episode, our trio speak with fantastic mystery author Robin Stevens - the brilliant brains behind the Murder Most Unladylike book series. Robin guides our adventurers to Mysterium - a mystical world where basset hounds help us sniff out clues, an abandoned pirate ship haunts the land, and a forest full of intrigue is waiting to be explored...


 2021-08-25  17m

episode 4: S2, Ep4 Mission Imagination: Greg James and Chris Smith in Dreamland

In this episode, our trio speak to Greg James and Chris Smith - the wonderful authors of The Great Dream Robbery. In this magical world of dreams, where anything is possible, there are parachuting cows, talking cats, and even spaghetti meatballs falling out of the sky...


 2021-08-18  23m

episode 3: S2, Ep 3 Mission Imagination: Rashmi Sirdeshpande in Bubble Town

Join Rashmi Sirdeshpande, author of How To Change The World and How To Be Extraordinary, host Babatúndé Aléshé and the Puffineers for a brilliant, bonkers, bubble adventure! Get ready to travel through the soapy suds to explore fairies that skateboard, ninja bunnies and chocolate smelling clouds in this wacky world. But the Puffineers must take care not to disturb these bunnies (who are warming up their ninja moves just in case!) or else chaos will unfold and danger will be sure to follow...


 2021-08-11  18m

episode 2: S2, Ep 2 Mission Imagination: Jen Carney in Biscuitville

Jen Carney, author and illustrator of The Accidental Diary of B.U.G, takes Babatúndé Aléshé and the Puffineers on a journey to Biscuitville - a world made entirely of biscuits! Imagine buildings made entirely of biscuits, trees growing chocolate chip cookies and the wheels on all vehicles made of… you’ve guessed it… Wagon Wheels! But beware, all is not as it seems. This tasty world takes a turn for the worst when one crucial rule is broken...


 2021-08-04  16m

episode 1: S2, Ep 1 Mission Imagination: Humza Arshad’s Little Badman in Outer-Space

Join Humza Arshad, author of the Little Badman books, host Babatúndé Aléshé and the Puffineers for an outer-space adventure. Get ready to travel to planets with endless games of cricket, zoom past a spy headquarters and meet ninja-rapper-gangsters. But take care, because if someone breaks the rule you might disturb the green-one-eyed monsters and scariest of all - the army of Aunty-bots.

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 2021-07-28  17m

Puffin Podcast: Mission Imagination Trailer

Get ready for Mission Imagination – the new series of the Puffin Podcast. Each episode will whoosh you a way to a different magical world created by a fantastic Puffin author. Hosted by the hilarious Babatunde Aleshe, alongside two young Puffineers, there’ll be a new adventure for each week of the summer holidays...


 2021-07-21  1m

episode 3: S1, E3: Space

Humza and his sidekicks blast-off into space to work out: what would you say if you met an alien? How do astronauts go to the loo? And most importantly... who has the most out-of-this world joke?! Plus Theo, Ausra and Ayisha try to work out if Humza reealllly had a UFO encounter and the Story Generator game has a meteoric result! Featuring an audiobook extract of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball’ by Jeff Kinney.

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 2020-04-19  31m

episode 2: S1, E2: Animals

Humza, Ausra, Theo and Ayisha head into the Animal Kingdom to ask: Can elephants jump? Are birds dinosaurs? They laugh their way around the best animal impressions, the silliest jokes and facts, plus Humza challenges the gang to work out if his tiger at the zoo story is true or false!Featuring an audiobook extract of ‘Charlie Morphs into a Mammoth’ by Sam Copeland.

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 2020-04-19  29m