Peter studied languages at Oxford and has two young children. He is the author of the bestselling Lark in the Ark
(shortlisted for Red House Book Award) and the hilarious The Great Bottom Swa
p (rated 5 stars on Mumsnet). He recently won the American Library Association Notable Book of the year with King Jack and the Dragon
and in 2011 he won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize with Cats Ahoy!