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Peter Bently

Peter Bently is a prolific author of rhyming picture books for children. These include
The Great Dog Bottom Swap (with Mei Matsuoka), Meet the Parents (with Sara Ogilvie), The Shark in the Dark (with Ben Cort) and Potion Commotion (with Sernur Isik).

Cats Ahoy!, his first picture book with Jim Field, won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011]and King Jack and the Dragon (with Helen Oxenbury) was named as an American Library Association Notable Book of the year.

In this episode, he talks to Nikki Gamble about how he creates rhyming stories and the recently published The King’s Birthday Suit ( a version of the Emporer’s New Clothes) and forthcoming I Am Dog.