Creator of Arthur the Aardvark
- Marc Brown
Aimed at kids four to eight, Arthur the Aardvark chronicles the adventures of an eight-year-old aardvark, and explores real issues faced by real kids. The stories unfold in realistic ways that don't always turn out as we--or Arthur and his friends--might expect. Marc Brown has provided families with a way to think about and discuss upsetting and potentially frightening experiences our children may encounter in their communities and on television. Arthur on PBS has won the Peabody Award and three Daytime Emmys. In 2002, Arthur was named by TV Guide as one of the Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time.
Childhood Obesity: Confronting a Delicate Issue
With children's body image a sensitive issue and childhood diabetes epidemic proportions, Brown gives children, parents and caregivers a tool to discuss this emotionally charged subject―our children's health.
Arthur the Aardvark Series
Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and co-developer of the children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also created a second book series, featuring D.W., Arthur's little sister, as well as numerous other books for children. Marc Brown lives with his family in Tisbury, Massachusetts on Martha's Vineyard.
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