The new animated series Puffin Rock was co-produced by Penguin Random House Children’s, Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon and children’s media company Dog Ears.
The series, narrated by actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd consists of 39 x 7-minute episodes.
It premiers in the UK on Nick Jr. on Monday 18th May at 6:30pm. Puffin Rock will air weekdays on Nick Jr. during its pre-bedtime slot at 6:30pm.
Francesca Dow, managing director, Penguin Random House Children’s, said: “We’re on the lookout for new ways of telling stories. Puffin Rock is wonderful storytelling and takes us beyond the book into animation, which we are thrilled to see on Nick Jr. for the first time in the UK.”
Tim Patterson, VP, director of programming, Nickelodeon UK and Ireland, said: “Cartoon Saloon, Penguin and Dog Ears have created a beautiful animation with storylines that I am sure will delight and engage Nick Jr. audiences. Puffin Rock is a welcome arrival to the Nick Jr. schedule and I cannot wait to see how families react to the series.”