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Nick Butterworth

  • 5 stars across 111 books

    Nick Butterworth was born in North London in 1946 and grew up in a sweet shop in Essex. He now lives in Suffolk with his wife Annette and they have two grown-up children, Ben and Amanda. The inspiration for the Percy the Park Keeper books came from Nick's many walks through the local park with the family dog Jake.

    1st October 2008

    One Snowy Night

    Listen along as the loveable Richard Briers brings the story to life. Percy the Park Keeper always feeds... More

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    4th April 2019

    One Springy Day

    Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series fro... More

    (18 reviews)
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    16th March 2006

    Jasper: Jasper's Beanstalk

    On Monday Jasper finds a bean. In spite of all the attention he lavishes on it, the bean will just not grow. This decep... More

    (7 reviews)
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    30th July 2003

    The Treasure Hunt

    Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series fro... More

    (7 reviews)
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    6th October 2003

    Albert Le Blanc

    An uplifting story about a bear without a smile from the bestselling creator of Percy the Park Keeper. W... More

    (5 reviews)
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    30th July 2003

    After the Storm

    Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series fro... More

    (5 reviews)
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    4th February 2008

    My Mum Is Fantastic

    A celebration of an amazing mum - and mums everywhere! The mum in this book is truly fantastic. She's a brillia... More

    (4 reviews)
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    30th July 2003

    The Rescue Party

    Celebrate thirty years of Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series fro... More

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    20th March 2000

    One Warm Fox

    Percy the park keeper loves to spend time with his animal friends, even though his work in the park keeps him very bus... More

    (3 reviews)
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    7th February 2011

    My Brother Bernadette: Red Banana

    A heart-warming tale of a little boy with big ideas by international best-seller Jacqueline Wilson for Egmont's red bana... More

    (3 reviews)
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