Peter studied Languages, Philosophy, Mathematics and Science at university in New Zealand (obtaining several degrees in these subjects), and then on to do a doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge in England, specialising in theories of learning and language acquisition. Having held teaching and research posts at universities in New Zealand and the US, he became increasingly interested the practical use of music and animation to enhance children's learning abilities. To these ends he writes original stories, songs and music for children, and creates animation and other multimedia materials, which are broadcast on his award-winning educational Children's TV and Radio shows (Penguin TV and Jumping Jellybeans TV and Radio). On this website you will find some of the results of his creative labors whose goal is to combine original entertainment and education to nurture and enrich young minds.
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