Marc Brown


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in Erie, Pennsylvania, The United States
November 25, 1946

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Marc Tolon Brown is perhaps best known for his series of children's books about Arthur the aardvark, which was turned into an animated television show on PBS. Brown is a three-time Emmy Award winner, for his role on the television show inspired by his books.

He lives on Martha's Vineyard and in New York City with his wife, Laurie Krasny Brown. He has three children, sons Tolon and Tucker, and daughter Eliza. The names of his two sons have been hidden in all of the Arthur books except for one: Arthur's Tooth.
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Arthur's Tooth  (Arthur Adv...

4.15 avg rating — 2,976 ratings — published 1985
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Arthur's Christmas (Arthur ...

4.20 avg rating — 2,441 ratings — published 1984
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Arthur's Pet Business (Arth...

4.20 avg rating — 2,215 ratings — published 1990 — 19 editions
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Arthur's Reading Race

4.25 avg rating — 2,154 ratings — published 1996 — 14 editions
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4.06 avg rating — 1,908 ratings — published 1987 — 15 editions
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“Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero!”
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“Don't be afraid to ask for help or advice. You'll catch up soon enough.”
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