Nick Butterworth's well known and much loved character Percy the Park Keeper stars in this beautifully told story for early readers. When Percy's cap, scarf and gloves go missing, they end up being used by some mischevious mice to decorate a snowman! * Yellow Band 3 books offer varied sentence structure and natural language. * Text type - A story with a familiar setting. * A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 provide children with an opportunity to retell the story in their own words. * Curriculum links - Geography: our local area; citizenship: animals and us. * This story is one of three books by Nick Butterworth in the Collins Big Cat reading programme. * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery
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.