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A Day No Pigs Would Die

A Day No Pigs Would Die


by Robert Newton Peck

A Day No Pigs Would Die Resources


Straight from the pig's—er, horse's—mouth

Robert Newton Peck's very own web site.

The Shakers, Plain and Simple

Check out this brief history of the Shaker sect. How does the author do in portraying it?

All About the Man

Here's a biography of Robert Newton Peck, with a list of his published books. You know you want to dig into more.

Articles and Interviews

Writer to the Rescue!

Check out this blog post from a teacher whose decision to teach a little differently was supported by a classroom visit from Robert Newton Peck. (How can we get in on that action?!)

Can You Keep a Secret?

A blow-by-blow description of Peck's how-to book for writers, Secrets of Successful Fiction.


And It Isn't Even Your Birthday

Want to get a feel for the Shaker way of life? Listen to this Shaker tune, "Simple Gifts."


Pigs Road Trip

Enjoy a sample from the audio book edition of A Day No Pigs Would Die. You tell us—is it even sadder when read aloud?


Our Author

Or wait… is this Crocodile Dundee?

Cover Action

A little on the ominous side, huh?

Autumn Field Trip, Anyone?

Feast your eyes on this picture of the Vermont countryside.

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