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    1. Nights of the Pufflings by Carmen Souder Make comments here or notes that I want to tell the childrenMake comments here or notes that I want to tell the children

    2. Puffins are black and white birds with reddish beaks.

    3. Millions of puffins return to an island in Iceland after a winter at sea. They come to lay eggs and raise puffin chicks.

    4. Lundi is the Icelandic word for- clown. island. puffin. chick.

    5. puffin

    6. Puffins are referred to as clowns of the sea.

    7. Tapping their beaks together. How do pairs of puffins talk to each other?

    8. underground Where do the puffins build their nest?

    9. What was the authors purpose for writing this selection? To teach people about how the children of Iceland help the baby pufflings go to sea for the winter.

    10. When it is time for Halla and her friends to get out their flashlights and boxes for the nights of the pufflings, and what does this mean?

    11. The pufflings leave their burrows for their first flight. Most of the birds splash land in the sea below, however some get confused by the village lights and crash-land in the village. The children rescue the baby birds and take them to the beach to set them free at sea.