Sports Day by Mick Inkpen, Nick Butterworth


Sports Day by Mick Inkpen, Nick Butterworth

A much-loved classic with a great new cover from the creators of Kipper and Percy the Park Keeper. It's Sports Day! There's games and hoops and bean bags, eggs and spoons - lots of fun to have - excitement, cheers and occasional tears. It's going to be a day to remember! 'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian 'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' The Independent


Great. A hugely enjoyable read for all! Hoddesdon & Broxbourne Mercury Excellent... a new action-packed series... spine-chilling full-page illustrations. The Sunday Times

About the Author

Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book artists and writers in the world and is consistently in the top ten most borrowed authors in UK libraries. The Kipper and Wibbly Pig stories have millions of readers worldwide. He has won the British Book Award twice for Lullabyhullaballoo and Penguin Small and the Children's Book Award for Threadbear. He has also been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Award three times, winning Bronze for Wibbly Pig's Silly Big Bear. In addition to this, Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children's film. After leaving school Nick Butterworth went to work as a typographic designer and formed a partnership with Mick Inkpen. Nick's books have sold over 12 million copies around the world in more than 25 languages. He has won several prestigious awards including the Nestle Gold Award for The Whisperer. Perhaps his best known character Percy the Park Keeper first appeared in 1989 in One Snowy Night and has been the subject of a series of animated films for television.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

1st May 2014



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