The Secret Path

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1994 - 24 pages
4 Reviews

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Review: The Secret Path (Percy the Park Keeper)

User Review  - Daniel L. - Goodreads

This attractive book with a charming cover illustration starts out with a delightful little poem: In leafy green hedges, the doorway was wide. You looked and wondered and then stepped inside. ... We ... Read full review

Review: The Secret Path (Percy the Park Keeper)

User Review  - Kevin O'Driscoll - Goodreads

This is a well illustrated story book that I thoroughly enjoyed. The main characters are Percy, a park worker, and his little helper the squirrel. Percy had been taking care of the young squirrel ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Nick Butterworth was born April 15, 1946 in Britain. He is a British children's author and illustrator. He was educated at the Royal Liberty School in Gidea Park. He left home to work as an apprentice as a typographical designer with the National Children's Home before working at Crosby Fletcher Forbes (the forerunner of design agency Pentagram) and then leaving to become a freelance graphic designer in partnership with fellow long-standing friend and children's writer and illustrator, Mick Inkpen. Their published collaborations include 'Just Like Jasper', 'Jasper's Beanstalk', 'The Sports Day', 'The Nativity Play' and 'Wonderful Earth'. His works include several books about Percy the Park Keeper, the first of which was entitled One Snowy Night. Percy also appeared in his own animated television series. He has written and illustrated other children's books including Thud!, The Whisperer - Winner of the Nestle Prize 2005, and two books about Q Pootle 5, a space-dweller whose friends include Oopsy and Planet Dave, and Tiger. Nick Butterworth is also a founding partner of Snapper Productions which is producing the animated series of his best-selling books Q Pootle 5.

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