This, the first Percy story, introduces us to an endearing and endurable character whose relationship to his animal friends is like that of a tolerant parent to mischievous children. The expressive colour illustrations perfectly complement the humorous and easy-to-read text to create the perfect book to share with young children. (Ages 2 to 6) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
‘A heartwarming bedtime tale’ Susan Hill, The Independent
‘A lovely book to share at bedtime’ Children’s Book News
‘Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive…’ The Independent--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
Percy, the park keeper, always feeds the animals in the park where he lives. But one cold winter's night he discovers that his little friend needs more than food. When they all crowd into his hut for shelter, poor Percy finds himself squashed out of his warm bed. He is relieved when the problem is solved in a way that takes everyone by surprise!
Nick Butterworth's stories about Percy, the gentle park keeper, have enchanted countless children, and sales are now approaching two million copies. 'One Snowy Night' is the first story about Percy.
ONE SNOWY NIGHT
"A lovely book to share at bedtime"
'Children's Book News'
"A heartwarming bedtime tale…"
SUSAN HILL in 'The Independent '
AFTER THE STORM
"…look no further for the best present for any child from two to six"
SUSAN HILL in 'The Sunday Times'
THE RESCUE PARTY
It's good for reading aloud to under-fives, and later the six pluses will still want to read it themselves"
'The Independent on Sunday'
About the Author
Nick Butterworth was born in North London in 1946 and grew up in a sweet shop in Essex. He now lives in the country 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.