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Annette Butterworth - Author

Annette Butterworth and husband Nick Butterworth have always kept dogs, and the Jake stories are inspired by two dogs in particular: Jake and Sheppy. Nick is a best-selling author worldwide for his Percy the Park Keeper stories, plus The Whisperer, QPootle5 and Tiger. Annette's stories were first published by Hodder Children's Books in the 1990s when Jake the Good Bad Dog was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award.

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Jake Our Hero
Annette Butterworth
A brilliantly told and exciting doggy story with a Christmassy theme, this latest adventure for the friendly and kind Jake tells how he sets out to rescue his friends. Jake loves looking forward to Christmas but this year everything is...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/08/2010
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Jake Our Hero
Annette Butterworth
A brilliantly told and exciting doggy story with a Christmassy theme, this latest adventure for the friendly and kind Jake tells how he sets out to rescue his friends. Jake loves looking forward to Christmas but this year everything is...
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Format: Hardback | Released 31/08/2009
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Jake in Danger
Annette Butterworth
Lovable Jake is an ordinary dog with some very special qualities. Exciting stories written in easy-to-read texts with highly attractive illustrations make the Jake books perfect for first time readers. In Jake in Danger, Jake has to prove his innocence...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Jake a Friend Indeed
Annette Butterworth
Jake is an ordinary dog but with some very special qualities. Exciting stories written in easy-to-read texts with highly attractive illustrations that match them well make the Jake books perfect for first time readers. In Jake a Friend Indeed, Jake...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/05/2009
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Jake The Good Bad Dog
Annette Butterworth
A Richard and Judy Children's Book Club selection 2011- Reading Together category Most children love funny and exciting books about animals so it is wonderful to see the story of Jake, the unusual dog with a zest for live who...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2008
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Jake In Action
Annette Butterworth
Most children love funny and exciting books about animals so it is wonderful to see the story of Jake, the unusual dog with a zest for live who likes to save the day, reappear into print. Only this time, he...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2008
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