Peter Bently grew up in an army family and went to ten different schools. He studied languages at Oxford and worked as a journalist and non-fiction book editor before becoming a children's author. He is the author of more than seventy books, including Cats Ahoy!, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and King Jack and the Dragon, which was an American Library Association Notable Book of the Year.
Laurie Stansfield grew up in Oxford, before moving to Bristol to study illustration at the University of West England. She uses a colourful palette and lots of texture to create confident and fresh illustrations. Laurie has illustrated for Penguin Random House US, Quatro, and CBeebies. Laurie lives and works in Bristol, and shares an inspiring studio space with a handful of up-beat creatives.
(Paperback) - 04/04/2024
Discover that skunks don't always stink, with Roald-Dahl Funny Prize-winning Peter Bently!
Nobody wants to be friends with a smelly skunk, but Sally is desperate to show the townspeople that she would never let off a stink around friends. When she bumps into the town robber, it’s time to show everyone how useful her stink can be!
Multi-award-winning Peter Bently teams up with Laurie Stansfield to teach us not to judge a skunk by its stink!