Peter Bently

Author

About Peter Bently

Peter Bently studied languages at Oxford. He lives in the writer-filled town of Totnes with his wife and a perfect ready-made audience of two young children. He enjoys visiting schools and sharing his writing. Inspired by living close to the sea, THE SHARK IN THE DARK is Peter's first picture book for Macmillan.

Recent activity

Peter Bently and Chris Chatterton
2 months to go until Peter Bently will be releasing I am Cat illustrated by Chris Chatterton. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
15 days ago
Peter Bently and Becka Moor
Out now! PANTemonium! by Peter Bently, illustrated by Becka Moor. Published by Andersen.
22 days ago
Christmas Eve
Could there be a better time to read Santa Selfie by Peter Bently and Anna Chernyshova. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
5 months ago
Peter Bently and Chris Chatterton
Out now! I am Dog by Peter Bently, illustrated by Chris Chatterton. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
9 months ago
International Children's Book Day
Today is the day to read this brilliant book (not that you needed an excuse!), Those Magnificent Sheep In Their Flying Machine by Peter Bently from Andersen Digital.
2 years ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, Captain Jack and the Pirates by Peter Bently from Puffin.
2 years ago
Richard the Lionheart
Richard the Lionheart was wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France on this day 1199. Why not try King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently. Published by Puffin.
2 years ago
World Storytelling Day
Amazing!!! Let's Read! The Shark in the Dark by Peter Bently and Ben Cort. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
2 years ago