Books Chowder by Peter Brown School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Little Brown & Co, List Price: $15.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleChowderAuthorPeter Brown Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Chowder the bulldog has never fit in with the other neighborhood canines, but he sees a chance to make friends with the animals at the local petting zoo. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Also by Peter Brown Mr Tiger Goes Wild The Wild Robot Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Chowder End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.