Books by Peter Kent

PETER KENT’S CITY ACROSS TIME by Peter Kent
NONFICTION
Released: May 1, 2010

In minutely detailed cross-sections, Kent traces the history of a generic European settlement from prehistoric times through the 21st century and beyond, to a speculative, pastoral distant future. Read full book review >

NONFICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

paper 0-8160-3688-8 A helpful entry in the Career Ideas for Kids series, this will aid students in narrowing their choices among the many computer-related professions, for research or real life. Read full book review >

HIDDEN UNDER THE GROUND by Peter Kent
NATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

This quick tour of subterranean spaces—caves to badger setts, sewers to subways—features simplified cross-sections scattered with rocks, tree roots, bones, rubbish, small cartoon figures, and captions of one or two sentences. Read full book review >

GO TO JAIL! by Peter Kent
NONFICTION
Released: March 1, 1998

Kent's handsomely drawn book introduces prisons of every crank and radius: prisons without walls (Devil's Island, Siberia); prisons little but walls (the Bastille, the Tower of London); prisons for the most notorious criminals (Alcatraz); prisons for folks who had committed no crime, other than being on the wrong side (prisoner-of-war camps, e.g., Stalag Luft III); and oddball prisons (a hole in the ground, a hollow tree). Read full book review >