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Ben Cort

Ben Cort

  • 5 stars across 75 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...." T... MoreAliens Love Underpants!

(176 reviews) Review
2nd June 2008

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

The hilarious follow-up to the award-winning Aliens Love Underpants! The mystery of dinosaur extinction is solved! Scien... MoreDinosaurs Love Underpants

(35 reviews) Review
19th May 2009

Aliens in Underpants Save the World

Aliens love underpants, It's lucky that they do, For pants helped save our universe, Sounds crazy, but it's true! Aliens... MoreAliens in Underpants Save the World

(28 reviews) Review
9th October 2014

Monsters Love Underpants

There are prowly monsters howling loudly and drooling monsters from the steamy swamp. There are wild, woolly mountain mo... MoreMonsters Love Underpants

(24 reviews) Review
17th July 2014

Pirates Love Underpants

Now enjoy this hilarious title in the Underpants series full of pirates, sharks and treasure in a BOARD BOOK FORMAT. You... MorePirates Love Underpants

(21 reviews) Review
29th September 2011


Monty LOVES inventing But things don't always work - His walking toaster ran away And the robot went BERSERK! But then o... MoreMonstersaurus!

(17 reviews) Review
8th September 2016

Watch Out for Muddy Puddles!

Watch out for muddy puddles! Because you never really know ... what there might be lurking down in the depths below. ... MoreWatch Out for Muddy Puddles!

(17 reviews) Review
23rd February 2017

Everyone Loves Underpants: A World Book Day Book

In this PANTSTASTIC story, join old friends to celebrate the wonder of underpants!'Yes! EVERYONE loves underpants, That’... MoreEveryone Loves Underpants: A World Book Day Book

(16 reviews) Review
4th March 2021

Stop That Dinosaur!

I was in my Granny’s kitchen eating extra-special cake, when the walls began to tremble and the roof began to SHAKE. KNO... MoreStop That Dinosaur!

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