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
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Average rating: 4.11 · 20,168 ratings · 2,670 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 2,838 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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You Will Be My Friend!
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My Teacher Is a Monster! (N...
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Chowder
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Flight of the Dodo
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The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Pick-a-Shelf: Crystal's YOU CHOOSE Challenge 15 28 Sep 05, 2010 06:06PM  
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