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Peter Brown (4)

This page covers the author of The Wild Robot.

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The Wild Robot 1,134 copies, 72 reviews
The Curious Garden 999 copies, 84 reviews
Children Make Terrible Pets 694 copies, 51 reviews
You Will Be My Friend! 652 copies, 22 reviews
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild 638 copies, 75 reviews
The Wild Robot Escapes 435 copies, 14 reviews
Chowder 155 copies, 7 reviews
Flight of the Dodo 91 copies, 7 reviews
The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder 71 copies, 1 review
Creepy Carrots! (Illustrator) 1,449 copies, 157 reviews
Creepy Pair of Underwear! (Illustrator) 317 copies, 24 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Illustrator) 150 copies, 2 reviews
The Purple Kangaroo (Illustrator) 149 copies, 6 reviews
Who Done It? (Contributor) 120 copies, 4 reviews
Victory or Death! Stories of the American Revolution (Contributor) 105 copies, 1 review
The Curious Garden [2010 film] (Original book) 2 copies
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Peter Brown writes and illustrates books for young whippersnappers. He grew up in Hopewell, New Jersey, where he spent his time imagining and drawing silly characters. He studied Life Lessons at the School of Hard Knocks, and then got his B.F.A. in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

After college Peter moved to Brooklyn, New York and spent several years painting backgrounds for animated TV shows. And then in 2003 he got a book deal to write and illustrate his first picture book FLIGHT OF THE DODO, which is a story that involves bird poop...in case you're into that kind of thing. Since then he's written and illustrated three more picture books, and illustrated several other books for young whippersnappers. His books have been adapted into plays and animated short films, they have been translated into a dozen languages, and they include the 2010 E.B. White award winner, Children's Choice Award winner, and New York Times bestselling books THE CURIOUS GARDEN.

His books CHILDREN MAKE TERRIBLE PETS, YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! and his latest book, CREEPY CARROTS! are also New York Times bestsellers and award winners. CREEPY CARROTS! written by Aaron Reynolds has also been named a 2013 Caldecott Honor book.

You can find out more about Peter and his books at peterbrownstudio.com

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