Peter  Brown





Peter Brown

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Peter has always loved telling stories. Growing up in New Jersey, he told stories by drawing whimsical characters and scenes from his imagination. Then, as a teenager, he fell in love with writing, and told his tales with words. While studying illustration at Art Center College of Design, Peter’s love of both words and pictures led him to take several courses on children’s books, and before long he knew he’d found his calling.

After graduating from Art Center Peter moved to New York City to be closer to the publishing industry. He was working on animated TV shows when he signed a book deal to write and illustrate his f...more


Average rating: 4.09 · 14,904 ratings · 2,061 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
Children Make Terrible Pets
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 3,917 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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The Curious Garden
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 2,602 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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You Will Be My Friend!
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,992 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,724 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Chowder
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 403 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Flight of the Dodo
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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My Teacher Is a Monster! (N...
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The Purple Kangaroo
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Pick-a-Shelf: Crystal's YOU CHOOSE Challenge 15 28 Sep 05, 2010 06:06PM  
Children's Books: February 2012: Friendship (Master List and General Discussion) 26 67 Jan 17, 2012 08:50AM  
Avoca Book Club: Dena's 2012 Reading Goals and Challenges 22 12 Oct 08, 2012 08:02AM  
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