Nick Butterworth is a British children's author/illustrator who has sold more than 17 million books. Nick's many children's books include My Dad Is Fantastic and related titles, The Whisperer (winner of the Nestle Prize), a series about Percy the Park Keeper and two books about Q Pootle 5. Nick has two grown-up children, and lives with his wife in Suffolk. He is a founding partner, with his son Ben, of Snapper Productions, which is producing the CBeebies animated series "Q Pootle 5". Nick is an executive producer, a writer and the production designer on Q Pootle 5.