A Percy the Park Keeper Story - Hedgehog’s Balloon

By Nick Butterworth, Illustrated by Nick Butterworth

A funny Percy the Park Keeper story from highly regarded, award-winning author and illustrator Nick Butterworth, creator of One Snowy Night.

The hedgehog is feeling sad. He loves balloons but they always burst on his spines. Perhaps Percy the park keeper can find a way to help the hedgehog play with his very first balloon?

Percy and his animal friends have delighted readers
around the world for over thirty years!

Format: Paperback (A Format)
Ageband: 3 to 6
Release Date: 23 Apr 2024
Pages: 24
ISBN: 9780008642075

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

Praise for One Springy Day:

‘Brimming with warmth and gentle humour.’ Sally Morris, Daily Mail

‘An absolute must for every young book shelf’ Reading Zone

‘A timeless classic’ Story Kids

Praise for 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