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  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Ben Cort Biography
    Ben Cort is the illustrator of the hugely successful Aliens Love Underpants and many other popular books, including The Shark in the Dark and Muddle Jungle. His book with former Beatle Ringo Starr has been published in 18 languages in 20 countries.
     
    Ben has worked with authors including Claire Freedman, Peter Bently, Andrew Weale and Amy Sparkles.
     
    Ben lives in Bedfordshire with his wife and young children.
      
    Ben Cort Facts
    He studied Art at Buckinghamshire College and gained a Higher Education Illustration diploma at Harrow College.
     
    Some of Ben’s favourite things are tin robots, 1960s US comics, photography, sunny Autumn days walking in the woods, being able to wear jeans and t-shirts everyday (he even wore them to his wedding!) and, of course, aliens!
     
    Ben does lots of fun events at festivals, schools and bookshops across the country.
     
    Our favourite Ben Cort Book Characters
    Aliens – from Aliens Love Underpants
    Pig – from Pigs Can’t Fly
    Octopus – from Octopus’s Garden
     
    Our favourite Ben Cort Book Quotes
    When aliens fly down to Earth, They don’t come to meet YOU… They simply want your underpants, I’ll bet you never knew! (Aliens Love Underpants)
     
    The aliens are excited, As tomorrow’s Christmas Day, So instead of stealing underpants, They’re giving them away! (Aliens Love Panta Claus)
    8th May 2007

    Aliens Love Underpants!

    "Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise...."... More

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    5th March 2007

    I'm Not Going Out There!

    I'm underneath the bed, hardly poking out my head. It's a squeeze and hurts my knees, but I don't care. Can you guess, d... More

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    19th August 2013

    Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Toy

    Find our why why dinosaurs became extinct in this new edition of the book, with a pants-tastic dinosaur in prehistoric p... More

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    9th October 2014

    Monstersaurus Book and Toy

    Read this book to find out what crazy monsters Monty creates, with your very own cuddly Monstersaurus to play with. M... More

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    10th July 2014

    Dinosaurs Love Underpants Book and Jigsaw

    Find our why why dinosaurs became extinct in this new edition of the book, with a fantastic 36 piece jigsaw puzzle, perf... More

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    1st March 2004

    Pigs Can't Fly!

    Pig is bored. Other animals seem to have much more fun than pigs. Determined to find adventure, Pig tries to be a tall g... More

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