PETER BROWN Studio

Peter Brown is an author and illustrator of children’s books. His award-winning titles include New York Times bestsellers like  The Curious Garden, Children Make Terrible Pets, and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. He won a 2013 Caldecott Honor for his illustrations for Creepy Carrots!, written by Aaron Reynolds.


Current Happenings

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Bobby has a problem. You see, his teacher is a monster. But when Bobby runs into his teacher outside of school, he learns there is more to her than meets the eye.

 

Peter’s next book, My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.), just hit bookstores on July 1st! Check out Peter’s EVENT SCHEDULE to see if he’ll be visiting your area. And check out his BLOG to learn more about the making of the book.

 

Order a copy from an independent bookstore by clicking Indiebound.org 

Order a signed copy from our friends at WORD.

 

 

Praise for My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) –

An Indiebound Indie Next Book

“This playful, eye-catching story goes a long way to humanize both teachers and students.”
Booklist, starred review

“Brown makes it clear that teachers are people too – even the “mean” ones.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

The digitally composited and colored India ink, watercolor, gouache and pencil illustrations use a palette of green, shades of tan and brown, aqua and salmon that suits the text’s tongue-in-cheek humor and monster theme. Here’s hoping readers who are similarly challenged in the behavior department will get both messages: Teachers are people, and they give back what they get.Kirkus, starred review

 

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This is cool! Crewcuts (by J.Crew) is selling two different Curious Garden t-shirts to benefit the High Line park in NYC! (Fyi, The Curious Garden is a children’s book Peter made a few years ago. And the The High Line has got to be one of the coolest city parks in the world). Click here to buy a shirt. There is also a second design available here.

 

 

 


WORD is now the place to purchase signed copies of Peter’s books. Signed copies are available online, all year long.


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My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)

Few people love teachers as much as me. My mom and aunt and grandmother were teachers. Many of my friends are teachers. And I’ve had dozens of truly remarkable teachers throughout my life. So it might seem strange that I’d celebrate teachers with a children’s book about a monster teacher. But that’s what I did. […]


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