My name is Peter Bunzl and I am the author of the Cogheart Adventures and other stories…

I write quirky tales about finding your place in the world and what makes you unique. I love cinematic images, magic adventures and mysterious stories filled with big, odd ideas! There’s books, videos, news and teaching resources here, so please take a look around…


Share an audio recording…

While some schools are closed due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Usborne (my publisher) is happy to grant permission to teachers, librarians and booksellers to create and share readings of the Cogheart Adventure books online. This permission is effective from 24 March 2020 and has now been extended to 31st July 2021 .

BEFORE MAKING YOUR RECORDING PLEASE READ THE CONDITIONS ON THE USBORNE WEBSITE HERE…


Latest News…

Featherlight coming April 2021

‘Lighting the way home’: Myth and history combine in a magical adventure inspired by the incredible true stories of female lighthouse keepers. I am thrilled to announce that I have a short standalone adventure story Featherlight coming out on the 15th April 20201 with Barrington Stoke. Written and formatted specially for dyslexic and reluctant readers. Find out more below… Deryn’s father is the lighthouse keeper on Featherstone Island, keeping the lantern lit to protect passing ...
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Shadowsea nominated for the Carnegie Medal

SUPER-EXCITED to announce that SHADOWSEA - the FOURTH and FINAL book in the COGHEART ADVENTURES series - is on this year's CILIP CARNEGIE nomination list, along with many other amazing reads! You can check out the full list here… https://padlet.com/carnegiegreenaway/CarnegieNominations2021 ...
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