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Nick Butterworth

  • 5 stars across 16 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.

     
    3rd October 2019

    One Snowy Night

    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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    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

    (6 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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    5th May 2008

    My Dad Is Brilliant

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

    (4 reviews)
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    1st October 2018

    Jingle Bells

    (2 reviews)
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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

    (1 review)
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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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    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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    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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    1st June 2009

    Jake in Danger

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