A Puffin Playing by the Sea- The Twelve Days of Christmas in Newfoundland and Labrador” . New book release late fall 2014. It highlights the unique qualities of this Canadian province in a fun, heart filled and educational manner. With the help of the whimsical puffin character and beautiful illustrations by Derek Peddle , Gina Noordhof’s first book will be certain to please young and old. It will appeal to people from around the world who want to learn about the province and those who are proud of their birthplace and its unique history and nature. This is a first in a series of books that will exhibit each provinces qualities.