All posts with the ‘ Peter Brown ’ Tag


The Wild Robot lives!

So, I wrote my first children’s novel. It wasn’t a graceful process, but I survived the stress and the solitude and the crippling self-doubt, and now my novel is about to enter the world. It’s called The Wild Robot. If you have a few minutes I’d like to tell you about it. Back in 2008, while working on a picture book called The Curious Garden, I spent a lot of time making sketches like this- I loved imagining scenes of nature living in surprising places…. Read more…

Creepy CANADIAN Carrots?!

I’ve received some amazingly CREEPY carrot art from kid’s all over the USA . . . and now I’ve received some truly inspired photos from OUTSIDE the USA! Madame Gubbel’s third grade class, in Winnipeg, Canada, has completely WOWED me with their beautifully creepy series of photographs.

The Princeton Children’s Book Festival!

I grew up in Hopewell, a little town just outside of Princeton, NJ. And so I was very excited when, a few years ago, I learned that the Princeton Public Library (where my mom took me as a wee lad) would begin an annual children’s book festival. This year the festival has got an UNBELIEVABLE lineup of authors and illustrators. Seriously. It’s crazy. You should totally go. And the organizers asked ME to design the festival poster. As a “local boy,” I really did not… Read more…


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