Anthony Browne (author)

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Anthony Browne
Browne in 2010
Browne in 2010
BornAnthony Edward Browne
(1946-09-11) 11 September 1946 (age 72)
Sheffield, United Kingdom
OccupationIllustrator, writer
NationalityBritish
Period1976–present
GenreChildren's picture books
Notable worksGorilla
Notable awardsKate Greenaway Medal
1983, 1992
Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration
2000
ChildrenJoe Browne (b 1982), Ellen Browne
Website
www.anthonybrownebooks.com

Anthony Edward Tudor Browne[1] (born 11 September 1946, in Sheffield) [2] is a British writer and illustrator of children's books, mainly picture books, with nearly forty titles to his name.[3] For his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000. From 2009 to 2011 he was Children's Laureate.[4]

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  1. "Anthony (Edward Tudor) Browne (1946–) Biography". Net Industries. Retrieved 26 December 2007.
  2. "Anthony Browne". Author & Illustrator Archive. The Wee Web (theweeweb.co.uk). Retrieved 26 December 2007.
  3. "Browne, Anthony". Original artwork from children's book illustrators. Images of Delight. Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 26 December 2007.
  4. Flood, Alison (9 June 2009). "Gorilla artist Anthony Browne becomes children's laureate". The Guardian.

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