Nick Butterworth’s well known and much loved character Percy the
Park Keeper stars in this beautifully told story for early readers.
Percy tries to persuade a reluctant Badger to take a bath. Badger
doesn’t want to, so Percy takes a bath instead – only to find he
has some unexpected comapany when Badger falls in the water with
him! • Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with
sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. •
Text type - A story with a familiar setting. • A storyboard on
pages 14 and 15 provides children with the opportunity to retell
the story in their own words. • Curriculum links - Geography: our
local area; Citizenship: animals and us. • This book has been
levelled for Reading Recovery.