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Peter Bently

  • 5 stars across 120 books
    Since graduating from Kingston College of Art in 2004 Mei Matsuoka has been much in demand as an illustrator. Her illustrations for a short story won first prize in a UNESCO sponsored competition, which she travelled to Japan to collect in 2005. Mei was on the final longlist of candidates nominated as Best New Illustrators, and is one of the UK's most exciting newcomers to children's books. Peter Bently was born in Tidworth and attended Balliol College, Oxford, where he studied for a BA Hons in Modern Languages. He has two young children and now lives in Devon. He has also written several other award-winning picture books, including A Lark in the Ark which was shortlisted for the Red House Book Award.
    28th February 2019

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians: Cruella and Cadpig - World Book Day 2019

    Celebrate World Book Day 2019 with this wonderful new picture book, based on the much-loved characters from The Hundred ... More

    (13 reviews)
    21st September 2017

    The Hundred and One Dalmatians

    A special 32 page picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's much-loved classic story, perfect for toddlers. When Miss... More

    (11 reviews)
    5th August 2011

    Cats Ahoy!

    When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It's... More

    (9 reviews)
    6th June 2013

    Dustbin Dad

    Do you leave food on your plate at mealtimes? If you do, beware, it could lead to all sorts of trouble . . . The dad... More

    (8 reviews)
    21st September 2016

    Monsters' Nonsense: The Green Gobbler: Practice Phonics with non-words

    Monsters' Nonsense is designed for children to practice decoding nonsense words within a... More

    (7 reviews)
    7th June 2012

    The Yoga Ogre

    Ogden the Ogre was worried one night. "My jim-jams have grown far too short and too tight! How has my tum got so ter... More

    (6 reviews)
    1st April 2010

    The Great Dog Bottom Swap: 10th Anniversary Edition

    The day has arrived for the Dogs' Summer Ball. It's so high class, that each dog must remove their bottom before they ar... More

    (6 reviews)
    2nd October 2014

    Tooth Fairy's Christmas

    The Tooth Fairy meets Santa! A glorious rhyming story with that feel-good Christmas factor. Tim Tucker has just los... More

    (5 reviews)
    26th September 2013

    Diggory Digger and the Dinosaurs

    An unforgettable picture book from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently (Cats Ahoy) and illustrator of Guy Parker-... More

    (5 reviews)
    17th August 2015

    Busy Wheels: Bag Collection

    It's time to get busy with machines that race, vroom and zoom! This vibrant series is designed to excite playful pre-sch... More

    (4 reviews)
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