About No Peacocks! − Inspired by the real-life beloved peacocks living on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, No Peacocks! is a story of friendship and teamwork, with a mild sprinkling of fowl behavior. Written for children and situated in New York locales.
Raised in New York and Paris, Robin Newman is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (class ‘89, as is her twin sister, Hilary, and her step-sister, Vanessa Rule ‘91, and soon to be her niece, Isabelle Rule Becker ’22), and the City University of New York School of Law. She’s been a practicing attorney and legal editor, but she prefers to write about witches, mice, pigs, and peacocks. She’s the author of the Wilcox & Griswold Mystery Series, The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake and The Case of the Poached Egg, and Hildie Bitterpickles Needs her Sleep. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, National Writing Project’s Writers Council, and the Bank Street Writers Lab. She lives in New York with her husband, son, goldfish, and two spoiled English Cocker Spaniels.
WHAT: Book Launch of No Peacocks! by Robin Newman ’89. Hosted by Liza Royce Agency and Corner Bookstore
WHERE: Corner Bookstore (1313 Madison Avenue, at 93rd Street, New York)
WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
HOW MUCH: Free.