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

Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon A House of Her Own Jenny Hughes , Jonathan Bentley (illustrator), Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2014 7581175 2014 single work picture book children's (taught in 1 units)

'Audrey is bigger than she was yesterday. Now she needs a bigger house. So she tells her dad to build her one.

'At the top of a tree.

'It is an ideal house. It has a bathtub for snorkeling, a place to drink tea, and somewhere to hide the dirty cups.

'The house is perfect in every way.

'Except for one thing …

'This is a gently humorous story that explores the clash between a quest for independence and the longing for security. Emerging author Jenny Hughes is once again paired with internationally acclaimed illustrator Jonathan Bentley to create a picture book of outstanding warmth, sensitivity and insight.' (Publication summary)

Children's Literature Studies University of Tasmania 2015 (Semester 2)