The Sports Day

Hurray! It’s sports day! With hula-hoops, bean bags, sack races, eggs and spoons, excitement, cheers… and a few tears! Come rain or shine, one thing’s for sure: everyone’s going to want more! Written and illustrated by the critically acclaimed creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper, this timeless picture book captures the essence of a typical sports day, complete with all its familiar ingredients. Full of captivating details and wry humour, it is the perfect summer read.

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  • Awards

    Nick won the Nestle Smarties prize for The Whisperer in 2005.

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    Mick Inkpen

    Mick Inkpen is an award-winning author and illustrator who is best known for his characters Kipper and Wibbly Pig. His books have sold millions of copies across the world.


    Mick won the Red House Children’s Book Award for Threadbear in 1991, and the Nestle Smarties Award for Kipper’s A-Z in 2001.

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