The Hedgehog's Balloon (Percy the Park Keeper)

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9780006646952: The Hedgehog's Balloon (Percy the Park Keeper)

The hedgehog is very upset; he loves balloons but he can never keep them because they always burst on his spines. Then Percy comes up with an ingenious plan, and with the help of some old corks from the store shed, he solves the problem.

Nick Butterworth is one of the most successful author/illustrators today. His humour and his beautiful illustrations have made him a household name, particularly for his well-loved Percy the Park Keeper series.

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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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Butterworth, Nick
Published by Picture Lions (1999)
ISBN 10: 0006646956 ISBN 13: 9780006646952
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Picture Lions, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006646956

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