Percy?s Park ? The Hedgehog?s Balloon

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9780001007390: Percy?s Park ? The Hedgehog?s Balloon

Hedgehog loves balloons but is upset because he keeps bursting them on his spikes. Percy comes up with a fantastic idea, and with some corks from his store shed, he solves poor hedgehog's problem.

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Nick Butterworth uses the inspiration he gains from walks in the park to bring us a charming tale which keeps the reader entertained as well as passing on an important message. Delightfully illustrated, the format is a realistic balance between pictorial stimuli and narrative content.

Percy the park keeper is faced with the dilemma of helping a hedgehog fly balloons, despite the inherent problem of the hedgehog's spikes. He is determined to help the hedgehog and devises a unique solution to the problem. Nick Butterworth's stories have sold nearly two million copies and are loved by children all around the world. A fun book designed to entertain both children and adults alike. (Ages 5 to 7) --Jon Smith

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Sitting on the tree stump, and looking very upset, was a hedgehog. Two mice were doing their best to comfort him.
"Goodness me," said Percy.
"Whatever is the matter?"

Percy the park keeper is always there to help his animal friends. When he hears that the hedgehog's balloons keep bursting, he thinks very hard indeed and comes up with a brilliant solution.

Also in this series:
'The Cross Rabbit
The Fox's Hiccups
The Badger's Bath

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