The hedgehog is very upset - he loves balloons but he can never keep them because they always burst on his spines. Percy loves balloons too and he comes up with an ingenious plan to solve the 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 SmithAbout the Author:
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.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0001981293