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Nick Butterworth

  • 5 stars across 128 books

    Nick Butterworth is the author of many internationally acclaimed children's books including `Jingle Bells', `QPootle5', `Tiger' and `The Whisperer' which won the Gold Award at the Nestle Book Awards. He is best known for his stories about Percy the Park Keeper. Nick has also presented children's stories on television, created a cartoon strip for The Sunday Express Magazine and worked for major graphic design consultancies. He has two grown-up children, and lives with his wife in Suffolk.

    1st January 2001

    The Secret

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    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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    1st August 2009

    The Secret Cave

    A story in rhyme and colouring book for young children about a small boy's adventures through time with a big, green dra... More

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    30th July 2003

    The Treasure Hunt

    Percy the Park Keeper surprises his animal friends in this engaging story from highly-regarded, best-selling author-il... More

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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 brilliant artis... More

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    30th July 2003

    After the Storm

    Percy the Park Keeper helps his animal friends in this engaging story from highly-regarded, best-selling author-illust... More

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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

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    19th November 1998

    The Fox's Hiccups

    In this charming tale, the fox has terrible hiccups and decides to visit Percy to see if he knows a cure. But when the... 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

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    30th July 2003

    Percy's Bumpy Ride

    Percy the Park Keeper surprises his animal friends in this engaging story from highly-regarded, best-selling author-il... More

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    30th July 2003

    The Rescue Party

    Percy the Park Keeper goes on a rescue mission wtih his animal friends in this engaging story from highly-regarded, be... More

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    6th November 2000

    Owl Takes Charge

    Everyone's favourite, Percy the Park Keeper is now on our screens and this new title is based on a TV episode whilst s... More

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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

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    3rd April 2008

    Secret Path

    When the animals overhear Percy making plans to trim the park maze, they decide to race him to the centre and surprise h... More

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    2nd October 2006

    Tiger in the Snow!

    Second title about adorable new toddler character, from the renowned creator of Percy the Park Keeper Ti... More

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    1st November 2014

    Q Pootle 5: The Great Space Race

    Q Pootle 5 fans will love this gentle tale of interplanetary racing. Fans of Q Pootle 5 will race to get their hands on... More

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    22nd July 2005

    Stories Jesus Told

    This omnibus edition includes eight of Jesus' best loved stories. Children relate to stories and there was never a bette... More

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    7th October 2010

    Trixie

    Picture-book genius Nick Butterworth has created the lovable Trixie, a witch's cat who would do anything to be rid of he... More

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    27th October 2004

    The Badger's Bath

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    5th May 2008

    My Dad Is Brilliant

    A joyous, charmingly illustrated celebration of fathers everywhere. This dad is, quite simply, brilliant! He's as stron... More

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    21st October 2002

    Four Tales from Percy's Park

    Four adventures from everybody's favourite park keeper. There's always something happening in Percy's pa... More

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    19th November 1998

    The Cross Rabbit

    In this wintry story, an old rabbit is cross when a group of mice disturb him with their games. Percy persuades the mi... More

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    19th November 1998

    The Hedgehog's Balloon

    The hedgehog is very upset; he loves balloons but he can never keep them because they always burst on his spines. Then... More

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    24th June 1997

    The Owl's Lesson

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

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    29th October 2005

    Percy the Park Keeper: A Classic Treasury

    A classic gift edition of best-loved Percy the Park Keeper stories. Percy the park keeper loves to spend... More

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    1st October 2014

    Jingle Bells

    Join some very enterprising mice in this mini hardback edition of the fun-filled festive book from best-selling creator ... More

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    5th May 2008

    Animal Tales

    Three fantastic animal stories in one volume from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. Jo-Jo the Me... More

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    1st April 2004

    Percy

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    20th May 2011

    The Lost Sheep

    My Very First Bible published to high acclaim in 2003 and its popular stories and bright illustrations have since gone o... More

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    1st October 2018

    Jingle Bells

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    1st June 1998

    Bwm!

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    1st August 1996

    Helfa Drysor

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    1st January 1999

    Gwers y Dylluan

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    1st January 1999

    Un Llwynog Cynnes

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    1st September 1996

    Nativity Play

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    6th March 2006

    Tiger

    An adorable new toddler character from the creator of Percy the Park Keeper Tiger isn't a real tiger. He... More

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    31st May 1994

    When We Play Together

    One of four charming board books by the best-selling creator of Percy the Park Keeper, featuring toddler Sam and his s... More

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    1st September 2006

    Stories Jesus Told Colouring Book

    Read the parables and colour your favourite Bible stories from Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen.... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Thud!

    It must be big! The ground is shaking! It must be huge! The earth is quaking! Who will be brave enough to drive it away?... More

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    17th May 1990

    School Trip

    A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. Mick Inkpen is the li... More

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    19th April 2007

    School Trip

    A much-loved classic from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. Are you ready for the school tr... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The House on the Rock

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable. Two men went to build houses. One foun... More

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    2nd June 2008

    Albert Le Blanc to the Rescue

    The wonderful sequel to Albert le Blanc, from the highly-regarded creator of the Percy the Park Keeper books. ... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The Good Stranger

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable. Some robbers attack a poor man and lea... More

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    31st May 1994

    When There's Work to Do

    One of four charming board books by the best-selling creator of Percy the Park Keeper, featuring toddler Sam and his s... More

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    31st May 1994

    When We Go Shopping

    One of four charming board books by the best-selling creator of Percy the Park Keeper, featuring toddler Sam and his six... More

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    1st November 2014

    Q Pootle 5: Groobie's Spacewash

    A humorous tale of a spacewash gone wrong, this is a real treat for Q Pootle 5 fans. This humorous picture book will de... More

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    3rd April 2014

    Jasper: Jasper's Beanstalk

    From the award-winning creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper comes a new edition of a picture book classic - pe... More

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    23rd May 2008

    The Precious Pearl

    An exciting re-launch of titles from the Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen stable.The Precious Pearl tells the story of h... More

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    4th February 2008

    My Grandma Is Wonderful

    A celebration of a wonderful grandma - and grandmas everywhere! The grandma in this book is truly wonderful. She always... More

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    20th March 1995

    The Rich Farmer

    The Rich Farmer is part of the Stories Jesus Told series in which Jesus's parables are retold by Butterworth and Inkpen.... More

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    5th June 2008

    Jasper: Just Like Jasper

    A bright, colourful picture book for very young children in which the reader helps Jasper choose how to spend his birthd... More

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    24th August 2012

    The Fox's Tale: The First Christmas

    On a cold starry night above the hills of Bethlehem, a hungry fox is looking for some supper. Suddenly, the sky is full ... More

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    6th September 2004

    Q Pootle 5 in Space

    A high-speed space-chase unfolds as QPootle5 and his friend, Oopsy, flee from three hungry bladder monsters. ... More

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    27th October 2011

    Jingle Bells

    Join some very enterprising mice in this mini hardback edition of the fun-filled festive book from best-selling creato... More

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    28th June 2005

    Storiau'r Meistr

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    1st August 1999

    Clychau Nadolig

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    1st June 1993

    Wonderful Earth

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    1st November 2004

    The Whisperer

    A feline `West Side Story' from the creator of Albert le Blanc, Q Pootle 5 and the best-selling Percy the Park Keeper ... More

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    5th March 2007

    Q Pootle 5

    An irresistible little green alien lands on earth in this sweet story by the prize-winning, renowned creator of the Perc... More

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    2nd October 2000

    Jingle Bells

    Lottie and Jack are two mice who live on a farm. They are blissfully happy - except for Angus the Cat, who is mean nas... More

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    1st July 1994

    Two Sons

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    7th October 1996

    Stories Jesus Told

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    1st June 2012

    Just Like Jasper

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    5th March 2015

    Just Like Jasper

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    1st January 2009

    The Little Gate

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. A tall, proud camel, carryin... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Rich Farmer

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. The Rich Farmer tells the st... More

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    16th March 2006

    Jasper's Beanstalk: Book & CD

    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

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    1st February 2015

    Q Pootle 5: Pootle Party Sticker Activity Book

    Fans of Q Pootle 5 can celebrate Pootle on his big day by completing the activities in this sticker book. The residents... More

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    1st February 2015

    Q Pootle 5: An Okidoki Adventure Sticker Activity Book

    A must-have sticker activity book for adventure-loving fans of Q Pootle 5. A must-have sticker activity book for advent... More

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    22nd September 2014

    One Snowy Night (25th Anniversary Edition)

    Percy the Park Keeper helps his animal friends in this popular story from highly-regarded, best-selling author-illustr... More

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    11th March 2010

    Wonderful Earth!: An Interactive Book for Hours of Fun Learning

    We have a wonderful Earth! The Creation story is shown in this colorful book through interactive elements such as lift t... More

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    1st May 2014

    Sports Day

    A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. It's Spo... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Two Sons

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. A farmer has two sons. One d... More

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    1st January 2009

    The Ten Silver Coins

    An exciting re-launch of this delightful series taking the single titles to eight in total. Oh dear! Here is a woman who... More

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    20th February 2015

    The Mouse's Tale

    A little mouse that lives on a fishing boat is minding his own business, nibbling fishing nets and scampering about, whe... More

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    14th January 2015

    The Cat's Tale

    A sleepy cat up on the roof spies something interesting going on in the courtyard below - rushing around, guests... food... More

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    20th February 2015

    The Magpie's Tale

    A cheeky magpie is protecting his horde of sparkling treasure one hot afternoon when he sees a crowd begin to gather. As... More

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    5th May 2008

    My Grandpa Is Amazing

    An exuberant celebration of a wonderful grandpa - and all grandpas everywhere! The grandpa in this book is truly brilli... More

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    3rd September 2007

    A Present for Freddie Small

    Waaaa! This is the sound that comes from Freddie Small's bedroom as soon as the word bedtime is mentioned. His mum and d... More

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    1st October 1989

    The Nativity Play

    A modern classic by the best-selling creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper celebrating that great tradition: Th... More

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    3rd October 2005

    The Whisperer

    An edgy new picture book from the renowned creator of Percy the Park Keeper. Featuring an exciting new style of illust... More

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    15th July 2016

    Bible Stories & Tales Green Collection

    Six scintillating stories and tremendous tales by the best-selling Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen. The six picture boo... More

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    15th July 2016

    Bible Stories & Tales Blue Collection

    Six scintillating stories and tremendous tales by the best-selling Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen. The six picture boo... More

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    1st September 1994

    Nos o Rew ar Eira

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    5th January 2005

    Percy and the Rabbit: Band 03/Yellow

    Nick Butterworth's well known and much loved character Percy the Park Keeper stars in this beautifully told story for ... More

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    5th January 2005

    Percy and the Badger: Band 04/Blue

    Nick Butterworth's well known and much loved character Percy the Park Keeper stars in this beautifully told story for ... More

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    5th January 2005

    Making Books with Nick Butterworth: Band 05/Green

    Would you like to find out who inspired the famous children's book character, Percy the Park Keeper? The author and il... More

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    4th January 2011

    Nick Butterworth: Making Books

    Talking Books are read-along versions of the Collins Big Cat titles. Lively readings, sound effects and music all help t... More

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    4th January 2011

    Percy and the Badger

    Talking Books are read-along versions of the Collins Big Cat titles. Lively readings, sound effects and music all help t... More

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    21st January 2011

    Percy and the Rabbit: Yellow/Band 03

    Talking Books are read-along versions of the Collins Big Cat titles. Lively readings, sound effects and music all help t... More

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    19th November 1998

    The Badger's Bath

    The badger has had a lovely day digging, but before he can have tea with Percy, Percy insists that he has a bath. The ... More

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    31st May 1994

    When It's Time for Bed

    One of four charming board books by the best-selling creator of Percy the Park Keeper, featuring toddler Sam and his s... More

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    5th November 2001

    Percy's Friends the Mice

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    4th March 2002

    Percy's Friend the Badger

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    5th November 2001

    Percy's Friend the Owl

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    5th November 2001

    Percy's Friend the Hedgehog

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    4th March 2002

    Percy's Friends the Rabbits

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    5th November 2001

    Everyone's Friend Percy

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    4th March 2002

    Percy's Friends the Squirrels

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    4th March 2002

    Percy's Friends the Ducks

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    5th November 2001

    Percy's Friend the Fox

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    4th March 2002

    Percy's Friend the Mole

    Percy the Park Keeper is never happier than when he is out and about in the park with his animal friends. ... More

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    16th July 1992

    Amanda's Butterfly

    When Amanda sets out with her fishing net she intends to catch butterflies -- but what she does find is far more excitin... More

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    26th February 1997

    All Together Now

    A picnic just wouldn't be the same without my friends. So lift up the flaps and help bring us all together again! Nick B... More

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    1st March 2004

    My Mum Is Fantastic

    Bear Hugs is a new range of picture books for pre-school children. They feature a bright, bold and friendly look. This t... More

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    19th April 2007

    Sports Day

    It's Sports Day! There's games and hoops and bean bags, eggs and spoons - lots of fun to have - excitement, cheers and o... More

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    1st October 2002

    Make-a-wish Collection

    Egmont is delighted to be publishing the Make-a-Wish Collection, proceeds of which will go to the Make-a-Wish Foundation... More

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    1st September 2018

    My Grandma Is Wonderful

    An exuberant celebration of a wonderful grandma - and grandmas everywhere! The grandma in this book is truly wonderful.... More

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    1st September 2018

    My Grandpa Is Amazing

    An exuberant celebration of a wonderful grandpa - and all grandpas everywhere! The grandpa in this book is truly brilli... More

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    4th April 2019

    One Springy Day

    Celebrate 30 years of the Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this brand new title in the 9-million-copy... More

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    4th April 2019

    One Springy Day

    Celebrate 30 years of the Percy the Park Keeper and friends with this funny new story in the 9-million-copy best-selli... More

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