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Nick Butterworth

Writer and Illustrator

Nick Butterworth

Nick Butterworth is a British writer and illustrator of children’s books whose books have been published in thirty languages worldwide, with international sales in the region of fifteen million. His many awards include the top award from the Society of Illustrators for ‘One Snowy Night’ and the prestigious Nestlé Gold Award for the critically acclaimed ‘The Whisperer’.

His hugely popular series of books about Percy The Park Keeper has achieved sales of more than nine million and is on the reading list for the UK national curriculum.

Nick is the founder of Snapper Productions, a TV company set up to produce an animated preschool series based on his books about an alien called ‘Q Pootle 5’. The series is one of the top-rated shows on CBeebies and is now showing in 95 countries.