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WORD Loves Peter Brown

    Peter BrownWe will read anything and everything that local author/artist Peter Brown puts his name on. His books are staff favorites here at the store, and we're delighted to announce that we're now the source for signed copies! If you haven't already met Lucy the Bear (of Children Make Terrible Pets) or thrilled to the amazing illustrations in Creepy Carrots, there's no time like the present.

    To order a signed copy of any of the books listed below please note "Signed Copy Request" (just the author's signature) in the comments field during checkout! To request a personalized inscription add the recipient's name as well. 

    Books shipped via UPS Ground and USPS Priority Mail can be expected 2-3 business days after shipping; books shipped via media mail cannot be guaranteed by a certain date but tend to arrive 1-2 weeks after shipping, often sooner. Please email us at brooklyn at wordbookstores.com if you would like your book shipped internationally.

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    My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) Cover Image
    $18.99
    ISBN: 9780316070294
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 1st, 2014

    A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there!


    Mr. Tiger Goes Wild Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9780316200639
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2013

    Are you bored with being so proper?
    Do you want to have more fun?
    Mr. Tiger knows exactly how you feel. So he decides to go wild.
    But does he go too far?
    From Caldecott Honor artist Peter Brown comes a story that shows there's a time and place for everything...even going wild.


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    Creepy Carrots! Cover Image
    By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9781442402973
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2012

    In this Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.
    Jasper Rabbit loves carrots--especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
    He eats them on the way to school.
    He eats them going to Little League.
    He eats them walking home.


    You Will Be My Friend! Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9780316070300
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2011

    Today is the day the exuberant Lucy is going to make a new friend But she finds it's harder than she had thought--she accidentally ruins the giraffe's breakfast and is much too big for the frogs' pond. Just when she's about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her, and loves her just the way she is.


    Children Make Terrible Pets Cover Image
    $17.99
    ISBN: 9780316015486
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2010

    Check out this bestselling, rollicking, and humorous twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy


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    The Curious Garden Cover Image
    $18.00
    ISBN: 9780316015479
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - April 2009

    One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time. While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.


    Chowder Cover Image
    $7.99
    ISBN: 9780316200882
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2012

    From "New York Times" bestselling author Peter Brown comes a hilarious and heartwarming story that introduces a uniquely endearing character: a weird but loveable bulldog who learns to make friends by being true to his quirks.


    The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder Cover Image
    $15.99
    ISBN: 9780316011792
    Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
    Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - September 1st, 2007

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Tiger Goes Wild and Children Make Terrible Pets comes another adventure starring everyone's favorite underdog.


    Flight of the Dodo Cover Image
    $6.99
    ISBN: 9780316083393
    Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2010

    From New York Times bestselling author Peter Brown, Flight of the Dodo is a humorous and universal story about the desire to fly, persistence, the love of adventure, and most important of all....poop