Peter Brown, Brooklyn Member Since June 2010 Artist Statement Peter Brown writes and illustrates books for young whippersnappers. But before that, he grew up in Hopewell, New Jersey, where he spent his time imagining and drawing silly characters. He studied Illustration at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
After college, Peter moved to Brooklyn, New York and in 2003 got a book deal to write and illustrate his first picture book FLIGHT OF THE DODO. Since then he’s written and illustrated numerous award-winning, bestselling picture books including THE CURIOUS GARDEN, CHILDREN MAKE TERRIBLE PETS, and the Caldecott Honor winning CREEPY CARROTS!