Ogden the Ogre was worried one night.
"My jim-jams have grown far too short and too tight!
How has my tum got so terribly wide?
I only eat twelve meals a day," Ogden sighed.
The people said, "Jim-jams too tight and too short?
Overweight ogres should take up a sport!"
So Ogden does take up a sport - and he does it with gusto! But finding the perfect sport for a big, bumbling ogre isn't quite as simple as it may seem.
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Peter Bently is the award-winning author of around seventy books for young children. He grew up in an army family and went to ten schools as far apart as Devon, Germany and Hong Kong. Both his parents told him bedtime stories (like the one about Mowberley, the boy who tunnelled to Australia) and he still believes this is crucial in developing a child's imagiMore about Peter Bently
SIMON RICKERTYstudied illustration at the Royal College of Art in London, where he won two awards and graduated with a Masters in Communication Art and Design. He won his first award at the tender age of four (the Bedfordshire under-fives Children's Book Drawing Competition!). He was shortlisted for the 2012 Waterstones Children's Books Prize for I Don't WanMore about Simon Rickerty