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Books by Peter Bently

  • King Jack and the Dragon Book and CD

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AKQTQ
    Other 3 years +
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    King Jack and the Dragon is a magical make-believe story illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. Night is falling, bedtime is looming and playtime is nearly over ...but brave King Jack is more than a match for dragons and terrible beasties. This magical make-believe adventure, illustrated by picture book star Helen Oxenbury, is the perfect bedtime tale for little boys and brave children everywhere. This paperback and CD features a wonderful audio retelling of this lovely bedtime story.
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  • Let's Read! The Shark in the Dark

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AIOFI
    Paperback 3 years +
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    The complete story and original illustrations of THE SHARK IN THE DARK by Peter Bently and Ben Cort have been specially re-designed into a smaller early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version offers children a natural next step on from picture books to support them as they grow in reading confidence. The Shark in the Dark is heading this way - and he's HUNGRY! Will the flustered fish become saltwater snacks, or can they come up with a plan to teach that greedy shark a lesson he'll never forget? "This is a great series which, by using well-loved stories, will encourage young children to become enthusiastic, independent readers." - Dr Fiona Maine, Lecturer in Literacy Education, University of Cambridge Sixteen titles available in this series, including THE GRUFFALO, ROOM ON THE BROOM, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, HAMILTON'S HATS, CATS AHOY!, THE PRINCESS AND THE PIG and MONSTERS: AN OWNER'S GUIDE.
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  • The Hundred and One Dalmatians

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BKGYU
    Paperback 3 years +
    A special 32 page picture book adaptation of Dodie Smith's much-loved classic story, perfect for toddlers. When Missis and Pongo's darling Dalmatian puppies are stolen, they know just who to suspect . . . the evil Cruella de Vil! She's enough to scare the spots off a pup and she would love nothing more than to turn them into a spotty fur coat! With the help of some fearless furry friends, the parents set off on a brave rescue attempt. But can the Dalmatian parents rescue their precious pups in time? This classic tale about a hundred and one spotty dogs has been adapted for the first time ever as a picture book. Peter Bently's fun adaptation of Dodie Smith's original text will introduce the story to a new generation, with gorgeous artwork from bestselling illustrator, Steven Lenton. Fan's of Dodie Smith's original story and the Disney film adaptation will love this new take on an old favourite - the perfect Christmas gift and classic bedtime story to enjoy together. Dodie Smith was an English children's novelist and playwright best known for the novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956), which was adapted into a 1961 Disney animated movie version. Peter Bently is the award-winning bestselling picture book author of Shark in the Dark, Lark in the Ark, The Great Dog Bottom Swap and Cats Ahoy! He won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in 2011. Steven Lenton is the illustrator of the bestselling Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam series (Nosy Crow) which was both the Waterstones picture book of the month and The Times Children's Book of the Week. Steven is originally from Congleton in Cheshire and now lives in London.
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  • Captain Jack and the Pirates

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: ASMUU
    Paperback 3 years +
    From the award-winning creator of We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Peter Bently comes this utterly delightful picture book, that sees a family day out at the beach turn into a wonderful piratical adventure! Make-believe fun, illustrated by picture book star, Helen Oxenbury, will capture the imaginations of children everywhere. This is sure to be a classic.
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  • A Home in the Snow

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: CAXOP
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    A beautifully illustrated rhyming story about friendship, with a cosy winter setting. It's a big day for Bramble. It's his birthday! The only trouble is, his woodland friends seem to have forgotten. It's beginning to look like poor Bramble will have to celebrate all alone... But perhaps there's a special surprise in store for him after all! Perfect for fans of Percy the Park Keeper and the Wind in the Willows, A Home in the Snow is just right for sharing together at Christmas time. A heartwarming story from award-winning author Peter Bently; with gorgeous, classic illustrations by Charles Fuge, the creator of the bestselling Little Wombat series.
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  • Whizzy Wheels Academy: Daisy the Digger

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BYYXU
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    Meet Daisy the digger - Whizzy Wheels Academy's latest recruit! Follow her as she learns all about her role as a construction vehicle and what her job entails. This sweet story explores Daisy's journey of discovery as she learns all about herself and her capabilities. Join Daisy as she overcomes a challenge and learns a valuable lesson in this delightful picture book, part of a fun new board book series for vehicle-mad preschoolers. With colourful illustrations and an engaging story on a favourite topic, this board book inspires a deeper knowledge of the world, encourages creativity and imagination, and supports emotional intelligence.
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  • Cats Ahoy!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BYYDQ
    Paperback
    When Alfonso the cat hears there's a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It's brave! It's bold! And it involves a ghost pirate ship, some rather gullible fishermen, and cats ... LOTS of cats. With an infectious rhyming text and laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is set to become a firm favourite for fans of life on the high seas.
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  • Whizzy Wheels Academy: Dylan the Dump Truck

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BYWRW
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    Meet Dylan the dump truck - Whizzy Wheels Academy's latest recruit! Follow him as he learns all about his role as a construction vehicle and what his job entails. This sweet story explores Dylan's journey of discovery as he learns all about himself and his capabilities. Join Dylan as he overcomes a challenge and learns a valuable lesson in this delightful picture book, part of a fun new board book series for vehicle-mad preschoolers. With colourful illustrations and an engaging story on a favourite topic, this board book inspires a deeper knowledge of the world, encourages creativity and imagination, and supports emotional intelligence.
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  • A Home in the Snow

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BYJDX
    Hardback
    Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, teams up with the creator of Little Wombat, Charles Fuge, for this heartwarming story. It's a big day for Bramble - it's his birthday! The only trouble is, his woodland friends seem to have forgotten all about it! It's beginning to look like poor Bramble will have to celebrate all alone - but perhaps there's a special surprise in store for him after all... Other titles in the series: A Home Full of Friends A Home on the River
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  • The Great Big Busy Wheels Activity Book

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BUIWC
    Paperback
    It's time to get busy with machines that roar, whizz, vroom and zoom! This action-packed activity book is crammed full of things to find, amazing vehicles to colour, and games and puzzles to entertain. Perfect for rainy days, offering both entertainment and educational value. Activities appear alongside entertaining adventure stories to engage and delight young vehicle lovers. From rescue vehicles to monster trucks, the stories feature a popular vehicle as the central character, and involve a group of animal characters in a supporting role. The activities use plots and themes from within the stories, encouraging reluctant readers to engage with the text and find out what happens next. Can the busy vehicles save the day?
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  • A Home on the River

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BTNTW
    Paperback
    Roald Dahl Funny Prize Winner, Peter Bently, teams up with the creator of Little Wombat, Charles Fuge, for this heartwarming story. Bramble and his friends have no water! The brave badger must head upstream to find the problem. Can Bramble bring the water back to his friends? Other titles in the series: A Home Full of Friends
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  • The Yoga Ogre

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BROPH
    Paperback
    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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  • Whizzy Wheels Academy: Tess the Tractor

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BRGRI
    Other
    The Whizzy Wheels Academy is a picture book series for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers. Tractor, Digger, Fire Engine and Dumper Truck are all new students. Join Tess the tractor as she learns all about becoming a farm vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores her journey of discovery - she learns not just about her purpose but about herself. She must overcome a challenge and learn a valuable lesson encouraging the reader to cheer their hero on as the story unfolds.
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  • Whizzy Wheels Academy: Fergus the Fire Engine

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BRGRH
    Other
    The Whizzy Wheels Academy is a picture book series for vehicle-mad pre-schoolers. Tractor, Digger, Fire Engine and Dumper Truck are all new students. Join Fergus the fire engine as he learns all about becoming an emergency services vehicle at the Whizzy Wheels Academy. The story explores his journey of discovery - he learns not just about his purpose but about himself. He must overcome a challenge and learn a valuable lesson encouraging the reader to cheer their hero on as the story unfolds.
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  • Monsters' Nonsense: The Wizard of Poob

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BOKGJ
    Hardback 3 years +
    Welcome to Planet Pok - the land of Monsters' Nonsense. The monsters discover a strange spaceship belonging to a wizard from another planet. Can they help him save Planet Poob from the Space Slugs? Monsters' Nonsense is designed for children to practice decoding nonsense words within a fun and exciting story. The adult reads the main narrative whilst the child is encouraged to read the monsters' language in speech bubbles and these `non-words' help them practise their emerging phonics skills at a level that is right for them. Brought to life by award-winning author Peter Bently and Duncan Beedie's comic book style, this series creates a valuable shared reading experience and will inspire any child to become a monster reader!
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  • Happy Easter, Tooth Fairy!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BMJZS
    Paperback 3 years +
    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt!The Tooth Fairy helps the Easter Bunny hide eggs inside wellington boots, under logs and inside a wheelbarrow. All is set for the Easter egg hunt until one of the children loses her wobbly tooth! Will the Tooth Fairy come to the rescue?Following the much-loved The Tooth Fairy's Christmas and The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit - from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped series.Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent
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  • Happy Easter, Tooth Fairy!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BLMGO
    Hardback 3 years +
    Everyone's favourite fairy meets everyone's favourite bunny in this rhyming Easter egg hunt! From Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, the bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped series.The Tooth Fairy helps the Easter Bunny hide eggs inside wellington boots, under logs and inside a wheelbarrow. All is set for the Easter egg hunt until one of the children loses her wobbly tooth! Will the Tooth Fairy come to the rescue?Following the much-loved The Tooth Fairy's Christmas and The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit.Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent
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  • The Tooth Fairy's Royal Visit

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: BCWYB
    Paperback 3 years +
    The Tooth Fairy meets the Royal Family in this hilarious rhyming sequel to The Tooth Fairy's Christmas from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Peter Bently and Garry Parsons, bestselling illustrator of The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas. The prince has lost his first tooth! He's asleep in his bedroom in the palace ...but the palace is enormous! Will the Tooth Fairy ever find him? And meanwhile can she help find another set of important royal teeth that have gone missing?! Praise for The Tooth Fairy's Christmas: 'Garry Parsons does the both characters proud with his swirling, atmospheric illustrations.' - Independent 'Lots of fun for young children' - Angels and Urchins
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  • The Prince and the Porker

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AUTTC
    Paperback
    Pignatius was passing the palace one day, when he saw ten fresh buns left to cool on a tray...Sneaking into the palace, looking for more treats, Pignatius tries on a wig and some clothes and the servants mistake him for the real prince! Of course the rein of this porky impostor can't last long, but when the actual prince returns, he saves Pignatius' bacon. It turns out that he's always wanted a double to deal with a particularly frightening dragon...his Aunt Alice!
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  • Foul Play!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: ANGVL
    Paperback 5 years +
    Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. Sir Percy has bet Castle Bombast on the FOOTBALL tournament at the May Fair. The only problem is we haven't got a team! Now it's up to ME to find some players and make sure we WIN. But Sir Roland the Rotten's team has a TERRIFYING reputation and the only volunteers I can find have never kicked a ball in their lives...Eek! A hilarious series from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning author, Peter Bently. Great for fans of Horrible Histories and Sir Gadabout.
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  • Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machine

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AMXOO
    Paperback 3 years +
    The sheep on the hillside were munching away, Much as they always did, day after day, When suddenly something went zoom! overhead. "Let's go and see what it is!" they all said. And so begins a ripping, round-the-world adventure as the sheep take to skies in a magnificent yellow flying machine...
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  • Princess Sleepyhead and the Night-Night Bear

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AMQGP
    Paperback 3 years +
    The moon's in the sky and the kingdom's asleep. The cows are all slumbering. So are the sheep. The ducks are tucked up in the roots of the willow. The rabbit is drowsily nibbling his pillow ...Night has fallen on the castle, and all the people and animals in the kingdom are snuggled up and snoozing. All except Princess Sleepyhead - she's tried running, jumping, counting and chasing, but it's no use - she just can't get to sleep! Luckily the Night-Night Bear is on hand to help. He knows that what every little princess needs at bedtime is a story, and - most importantly - a goodnight kiss. This sweet rhyming story by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize is perfect for sharing at bedtime.
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  • Rotten Luck!

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AMGKP
    Paperback 5 years +
    Cedric Thatchbottom can't wait to train as a squire, serving Sir Percival the Proud - a knight famed throughout the land for his glorious deeds. But this famous knight isn't all he appears to be, and Cedric soon finds himself being run ragged around Castle Bombast by his new master. In Book 4 of the Knightmare series, a notorious outlaw is terrifying the locals and the king has ordered Sir Percy to track him down. Cedric and his master head off into the depths of Grimwood in search of the Ghost and his gang. But there are more than just robbers lurking in the fearsome forest...Yikes! A hilarious series from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning author, Peter Bently. Great for fans of Horrible Histories and Sir Gadabout.
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  • The Cat and the Mouse and the Runaway Train

    Peter Bently

    Product Code: AKQVU
    Paperback 3 years +
    From the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize comes a pacy rhyming adventure, perfect for any child who loves trains. When a naughty little mouse steals cheese from the station master, a battle between cat and mouse follows! But they put their differences aside when a big, red steam train comes tearing down the track straight towards them! Exquisitely illustrated, this cat and mouse chase is a truly memorable ride that will be good for many repeated trips. Praise for Cats Ahoy by Peter Bently: 'It was the sort of book that you can read over and over and never get bored.' - The Guardian
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