Peter first discovered his hands and began talking to them at about ten weeks, wrote Maura Winkler in our authors baby book. He hasnt shut up since.
While a history student at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., Winkler spent the 1983-84 academic year in England. He started at the National Geographic Society in 1987 and has written Web features, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC map supplements, kids articles for WORLD magazine, TV scripts, educational materials, and more. A nationalgeographic.com veteran, he also writes the monthly OnLine page for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine.
Winklers 12-volume, free verse autobiography, Batteries Not Included, is reportedly a best-seller in a parallel universe.
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