Peter Tye

Biography

Peter Geoffrey Tye: A Hampshire boy, who grew up in the rural community of Hartley Wespall, joined the Royal Navy at the age of fifteen and completed eight years service. Peter then embarked on a marketing career which led to copy writing and in 1977, the setting up of his own business at number 87 Fleet Street. From his 4th floor office he looked at the Daily Express building at the front, over St. Bride’s churchyard at the rear, and provided a business writing service to blue chip companies in the City of London.
Peter’s involvement with children’s entertainment began in 1993, when he produced Colin Reeder’s Little Red Tractor Stories for video and television and following Colin’s untimely death, wrote new Little Red Tractor stories for TV and book publication.
Peter Tye lives in Norfolk where he is an enthusiastic, if very average golfer, and enjoys sailing his Yeoman dingy on The Broads.

Books

Bee Keeping for Cats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Under the soft fur of every domestic cat beats the heart of a killer and if you think your cat is an exception, think again! Do you know what it gets up to when out on the prowl? Or what it is planning as it lies on your lap, eyes closed purring in ecstasy? All cats are killers! This confession by a lovable tabby takes you humorously and chillingly into the evil machinations of the feline mind!
Little Red Tractor - A White Christmas on Gosling Farm
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
A heavy snowstorm takes everyone by surprise on and around Gosling Farm. Stan checks that all the animals are safe and fed, before setting off in Little Red Tractor to help his neighbours. With all the extra work, Stan forgets to do his Christmas shopping, but his grateful friends rally round to make sure he has all he could wish for on Christmas Day.
Little Red Tractor - The Day of the Shipwreck
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Seasons
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. In this story, it is very hot summer day and as Stan sits on Little Red Tractor's front wheel for a rest, he hears someone calling for help from the river.
Little Red Tractor - The Day Dudley Was Late
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Seasons
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. In this story, the farm is covered in snow, a fox is on the prowl, Stan needs more crushed Barley to feed his cows and Dudley, the postman is finding it difficult to drive on the slippery roads. Little Red Tractor can help, but Patch has to stay behind to guard the farm.
Little Red Tractor - The Day Puppy Found his Name
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. In this story it is autumn - time for the potato harvest. Stan has a bad back, but keeps on working, and it is not until he and Mr Jones, his neighbour from Beech farm, have finished the last field, that Puppy finds his name and a cure for Stan's bad back.
Little Red Tractor - The Ghost of Whistling Bridge
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Seasons
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. In this story, it is a hot summer day and Sidney the pig escapes from the pig field. He ambles unseen down to the river, where he causes mayhem.
Little Red Tractor - The Day Hetty Went to Wrigglesworth
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. In this story Hetty, the big brown hen who lays the biggest eggs on the farm, makes her nest in Jeremy's cart. But she is in for a big surprise. The cart has been decorated ready to go to the Wrigglesworth Carnival!
Toliman the Barn Owl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Wilkinson family are delighted to find themselves sharing their new home with barn owls. The children, Fiona and Max are fascinated by their comings and goings, little realising that with the help of the mysterious Owl Lady, they will ensure the unexpected survival of the youngest owl chick.
Little Red Tractor - The Day of the Big Surprise
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. Stan, Patch and Little Red Tractor go to Wrigglesworth, where they help by cutting the grass at the cricket ground. After a scrumptious tea, Stan finds Patch, in a storeroom behind the pavilion, with a big surprise!
Little Red Tractor - The Day Stan's World Turned Upside Down
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. Stan and Little Red Tractor are taking sacks of wheat to Stumpy's Mill for grinding into flour. Then Stan spies a kitten stuck on one of the windmill's sails. He rescues her, but only after his world has turned upside down!
Little Red Tractor - The Day Auntie Ellie Went for a Swim
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Farm & Ranch Life
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Meet Stan, Patch the dog. and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling Farm. There's always lots of hard work on the farm for Stan and Little Red tractor. Today they must rescue Auntie Ellie, a big woolly sheep, who finds herself stuck fast in the mud of the riverbank.
Little Red Tractor - The Day of Molehills and Windmills
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Series: Little Red Tractor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Stan, Patch the dog, and Little Red Tractor and read about their busy lives on Gosling farm. One foggy day, Stan discovers his meadow full of molehills. Stan likes moles as he believes they're good for the soil. Mrs Turvey doesn't want them in her garden though, so it's time to call Maurice the mole-catcher!
Crocodile Tours
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A boy, who should be doing his homework, draws a crocodile on a misty window in his bedroom. The crocodile turns and gobbles him up. Inside the crocodile's mouth he meets a girl from his class at school, who also drew a crocodile. Drench, a strange green character appears and confirms they are on his list for a Crocodile Tour. It's a weird, zany trip to Ancient Egypt and a dispute with a Pharaoh!
The Prince with a Musical Bottom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
(4.00 from 1 review)
A nineteenth century fairy tale from a fictional kingdom high in the mountains of Europe. A royal nanny discovers that her charge has a truly musical bottom. Like all good fairy tales, best read to children from two to ninety two. The author is a dreadful artist (see cover)and as fairy tales should have pictures, you are invited to draw them.

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