Peter Brown: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Peter Brown Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Peter Brown, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Peter Brown you will find my Ten favorites of Peter Brown’s quotes. 

About Peter Brown

Known for his children’s picture books, Peter Brown is an American writer and illustrator.

Throughout his childhood, Peter loved telling stories by drawing whimsical characters and scenes from his imagination. As a teenager, Peter fell in love with writing, and he began to tell his stories with words. While studying illustration at Art Center College of Design, Peter’s love of words and pictures led him to take several courses on children’s books, and he knew he had found his calling.

Peter moved to New York City after graduating from Art Center in order to be closer to the publishing industry. After working on animated TV shows, he signed a book deal to write and illustrate Flight of the Dodo. After signing up his second and third books, Peter began his career as an author and illustrator.

His books have won him numerous awards, including a Caldecott Honor (2013) for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Awards and an E.B. White Honor, the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award, two Irma Black Honors, and five New York Times bestsellers.

He lives in Brooklyn, New York.”

Born: Hopewell, New Jersey, The United States
Genre: Children’s Books

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Popular Quotes

“Everyone wanted to see the mother robot riding the mother bear.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

 “An uncomfortable question popped into Jaya’s mind. “Roz, don’t take this the wrong way,” she began, “but is it possible that you are defective?”

“Don’t say that, Jaya!” cried her brother.

“No, it is okay,” said the robot. “I have asked myself that same question. I do not feel defective. I feel . . . different. Is being different the same as being defective?”

“I don’t think so,” said Jaya. “Or else we’re all a little defective.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot Escapes

“But I do not know how to act like a mother.” “Oh, it’s nothing, you just have to provide the gosling with food and water and shelter, make him feel loved but don’t pamper him too much, keep him away from danger, and make sure he learns to walk and talk and swim and fly and get along with others and look after himself. And that’s really all there is to motherhood!” The”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

 “Brewing is mentioned rarely in accounts of the Industrial Revolution. Temperance pressures meant it was impolitic for brewers to boast of their achievements and innovations, and few accurate records exist of exactly how it performed in the 19th Century compared to those glamorous, sexy industries like coal mining and steel making.”
― Peter Brown, The Love You Make: An Insider’s Story of the Beatles

 “I’ll tell you what: If I could do it all over again, I’d spend more time helping others. All I’ve ever done is dig tunnels. Some of them were real beauties too, but they’re all hidden underground, where they’re no good to anyone but me.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

 “Reader, there’s another important quality that children possess. In addition to being sneaky and smart, they’re also compassionate. Children care about others, and about the world.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot Escapes

“As the robot looked out at the island, it never even occurred to her that she might not belong there. As far as Roz knew, she was home.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

 “If you stand in a forest long enough, eventually something will fall on you. And Roz had been standing in the forest long enough.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

“The island was teeming with life. And now it had a new kind of life. A strange kind of life. Artificial life.”
― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

“Q: Why didn’t the chicken cross the road? A: Because there was a KFC on the other side! ”
― Peter Brown, Silly Riddles for Kids

10 Famous Quotes by Author Peter Brown

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Peter Brown, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Peter Brown.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Peter Brown. 

One Final Bonus – Peter Brown Quote 

“Brightbill had been Roz’s son from the moment she picked up his egg. She had saved him from certain death, and then he had saved her. He was the reason Roz had lived so well for so long. And if she wanted to continue living, if she wanted to be wild again, she needed to be with her family and her friends on her island. So, as Roz raced through the sky, she began computing a plan.
She would get the repairs she needed.
She would escape from her new life.
She would find her way back home.”

― Peter Brown, The Wild Robot

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