/ Key title An adorable new toddler character from the creator of Percy the Park Keeper /Nick Butterworth is the highly-renowned author-illustrator of the phenomenally successful 'Percy the Park Keeper' series which has UK sales worth over GBP2 million (Bookscan TCM Chart) /Tiger is an irresistible new character first introduced in Nick Butterworth's 'The Whisperer' -- now in paperback /Perfect for sharing -- toddlers will love playing at being a tiger whilst the rhythmic, rhyming story encourage language skills /The Whisperer' was a Gold Winner in the Nestle Awards in the 6-8 category 2005 / Competition: Mick Inkpen's Kipper and Jasper books
Nick Butterworth was born in Kingsbury, North London. He has worked as a graphic designer for major London design consultancies. Nick moved into freelance graphics and illustrations, working in partnership with three others, including Mick Inkpen. In 1981 his first children's book was published, 'B. B. Blacksheep and Company'. Nick has also worked as a television presenter on the children's programme 'Rub-a-Dub-Tub'.
Praise for The Whisperer: "We are not born with prejudice. We learn it. I welcome a book to help young people learn that our diversity is a gift - a wonderful blessing from God. Let us celebrate it." Desmond Tutu Archbishop Emeritus "Butterworth's best yet..." Sunday Times Praise for QPootle5: "An alien story with a difference! There's lots of laughs in this friendly, funny story and we loved the wonderfully low-tech DIY spaceship." Practical Parenting Praise for Albert le Blanc: "Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive." The Independent "Butterworth's drawings have a comforting clarity and his stories develop straightforwardly so the book works for just about everyone." Sunday Times "Triumphant" The Observer