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One Springy Day

Written by Nick Butterworth

Illustrated by Nick Butterworth

Part of the A Percy the Park Keeper Story Series

Featured Books for 3+ readers Featured Books for 5+ readers Stories about Animals

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Celebrate thirty years of the Percy the Park Keeper and his animal friends with this funny story in the classic series from award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth!


One Springy Day Synopsis

Percy the park keeper and his animal friends are playing hide-and-seek in the park. The fox has found a great hiding place in Percy's workshop but when he falls into a pot of Very Strong Glue, he soon finds himself springing into an embarrassingly sticky situation! Is there anything his friends can do to help?

Includes a surprise fold-out scene!

More than 9 million Percy the Park Keeper books sold, worldwide!

One Springy Day Press Reviews

One Snowy Night;

`A heartwarming bedtime tale...' Susan Hill, The Independent

`A lovely book to share at bedtime' Children's Book News

`... it's just right for reading aloud on a cold day' Books for Keeps

The Rescue Party:

`'s good for reading aloud to under-fives, and later the six-pluses will still want to read it themselves.' The Independent on Sunday

After the Storm:

`...look no further for the best present for any child from two to six.' Susan Hill, The Sunday Times

Percy's Bumpy Ride:

`Imaginatively detailed illustrations and just the right amount of suspense.' Practical Parenting

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ISBN: 9780008279868
Publication date: 04/04/2019
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008279868
Publication date: 4th April 2019
Author: Nick Butterworth
Illustrator: Nick Butterworth
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Animals

About Nick Butterworth

Nick Butterworth was born in Kingsbury, North London in 1946, but moved to Romford in Essex with his parents at the age of three. They moved to run a sweet shop, so Nick found himself fulfilling every child's sugar-coated dream of growing up right inside the proverbial chocolate factory. Having intended to go to art college after leaving school, Nick decided to take a job as a typographic designer in the printing department of the National Children's Home at the last minute instead. He went on to work for several major London design consultancies before moving into freelance graphics. He has ...

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