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Peter Brown (4) (1979–)

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Peter Brown grew up in Hopewell, New Jersey. He received a B.F.A. in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. After college, he moved to Brooklyn, New York and spent several years painting backgrounds for animated TV shows. In 2003, he got a book deal to write and visa mer illustrate his first picture book Flight of the Dodo. His other works include The Curious Garden, which won the 2010 E.B. White Award and the Children's Choice Award, Children Make Terrible Pets, and You Will Be My Friend. He is the illustrator of Creepy Carrots! by author Aaron Reynolds. His title Mr. Tiger Goes Wild made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2013. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Peter Brown

The Wild Robot (2016) 2,152 exemplar
The Curious Garden (2009) 1,246 exemplar
The Wild Robot Escapes (1991) 904 exemplar
You Will Be My Friend! (2011) 900 exemplar
Children Make Terrible Pets (2010) 795 exemplar
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild (2013) 791 exemplar
Chowder (2006) 170 exemplar
The Wild Robot Protects (2023) 135 exemplar
Flight of the Dodo (2005) 108 exemplar
The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder (2007) 84 exemplar
Fred Gets Dressed (2021) 83 exemplar

Associerade verk

Creepy Carrots! (2012) — Illustratör — 2,181 exemplar
Creepy Pair of Underwear! (2017) — Illustratör — 589 exemplar
Creepy Crayon! (2022) — Illustratör — 301 exemplar
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (2018) — Illustratör — 234 exemplar
The Purple Kangaroo (2009) — Illustratör — 181 exemplar
Who Done It? (2013) — Bidragsgivare — 136 exemplar
Victory or Death! Stories of the American Revolution (2003) — Bidragsgivare — 131 exemplar
The Curious Garden [2010 film] (2011) — Original book — 2 exemplar


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Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Brown, Peter Nathan
New York, New York, USA
Art Center College of Design
children's book author
Kort biografi
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 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.

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I read this aloud to first-grade students on Earth Day. They loved the story of a town that was transformed by one gardener, a little boy named Liam. Beautiful illustrations!
Chrissylou62 | 85 andra recensioner | Apr 11, 2024 |
Definitely one of my favorites! Kids will love this.
mjphillips | 88 andra recensioner | Feb 23, 2024 |
Roz, a robot, finds herself on a deserted island with no idea of why, how or where she is. She then realizes quickly, that she much adapt to her surroundings if she wants to survive. Great read aloud for students that follows a robot as she adapts to her surroundings in order to survive and come to find out the reason behind her history. Go on an adventure with Roz as she explores the island, survives fights with bears and befriends the inhabitants of the island.
kdahl2022 | 88 andra recensioner | Feb 10, 2024 |



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Averil Cameron Contributor
Christopher Kelly Contributor, Preface
Henry Chadwick Contributor
Patrick J. Geary Contributor
Hugh Kennedy Contributor
Henry Maguire Contributor
Brent D. Shaw Contributor
Yizhar Hirschfeld Contributor
Richard Lim Contributor
Garth Fowden Contributor
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Claude Lepelley Contributor
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Gianmaria Zamagni Contributor
Pierre Chuvin Contributor
Guy Larrieu Photographer
Jonathan Benington Introduction
Elina Vuori Translator
Julie Guinard Translator
Michael Bayer Übersetzer
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