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Jonathan Bentley Jonathan Bentley i(A70986 works by)
Born: Established: 1965 York, Yorkshire,
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England,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1987
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BiographyHistory

Brisbane-based Jonathan Bentley worked for eight years as a freelance illustrator in England and Australia before joining the Courier-Mail in 1997 as an editorial illustrator. His work has appeared in newspapers and magazines including the Independent, New Scientist, the Observer, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Windows Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2020 19681019 2020 single work picture book children's

'Windows is an uplifting story of how humanity has pulled together during the Coronavirus pandemic.

'Written from Patrick's own experience of having to leave the family home due to his son's Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Windows shows how five kids from different parts of the world connect and draw strength from their communities from behind the safety of their own windows.

'Heartwarming, hopeful and surprisingly funny, Windows will resonate with families all over the world and become a valuable time capsule of what life was like in 2020.' (Publication summary)

2021 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Children's Picture Book of the Year
y separately published work icon Cat and Dog Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2019 16564020 2019 single work picture book children's

'One dog. One cat. One very tidy apartment. What could go wrong?

'Cat is grumpy, fashion-obsessed, and a bit of a snob. Dog is excitable, bold, and bursting with energy. What do they have in common? They both want to see the world! It’s time to come up with a grand escape plan…

'Join these two loveable and incorrigibly mischievous pets as they team up to break out.

'They’ll need brains. They’ll need bravery. And they’ll definitely need costumes.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2020 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Bruno Herfst and Kristy Lund-White
y separately published work icon Cat and Dog Richmond : Little Hare Books , 2019 16564020 2019 single work picture book children's

'One dog. One cat. One very tidy apartment. What could go wrong?

'Cat is grumpy, fashion-obsessed, and a bit of a snob. Dog is excitable, bold, and bursting with energy. What do they have in common? They both want to see the world! It’s time to come up with a grand escape plan…

'Join these two loveable and incorrigibly mischievous pets as they team up to break out.

'They’ll need brains. They’ll need bravery. And they’ll definitely need costumes.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
2020 longlisted APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children's Illustrated Book designed by Bruno Herfst and Kristy Lund-White
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