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Peter Cheong
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Peter Cheong

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We are thrilled to introduce Peter Cheong as the amazing illustrator and artist behind this book. Books have always been a vital part of his life. Growing up on Roald Dahl and having adventures with Calvin and Hobbes, Peter was heavily influenced by the way Quentin Blake and Bill Watterson brought stories to life. After spending several years in the Australian Army, Peter finally decided to pursue his dream of a career in illustration. He lives in Perth, Western Australia, with his wife, creating characters and telling their stories. This is his debut picture book.

Books by Peter Cheong

I'm a Hero Too

The perfect picture book for families with young children to share and make sense of the changes in their lives brought about by Covid 19 and to bring reassurance.

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I'm a Hero Too by Jamila Rizvi and Peter Cheong | Read aloud by Jamila Rizvi

Buy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/im-a-hero-too-9781761040115 Arty likes going to kinder, visiting Granny and playing with friends at the playground, but since the virus came everything has changed and Arty can’t do any of those things anymore. Arty’s mum is a hero. She’s a scientist, helping to make medicines to fight the virus. Arty has a special plan to be a hero and help fight the virus too! #ImAHeroToo #JamilaRizvi #PeterCheong

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