Robert Newton Peck's very own web site.
Check out this brief history of the Shaker sect. How does the author do in portraying it?
Here's a biography of Robert Newton Peck, with a list of his published books. You know you want to dig into more.
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?!)
A blow-by-blow description of Peck's how-to book for writers, Secrets of Successful Fiction.
Want to get a feel for the Shaker way of life? Listen to this Shaker tune, "Simple Gifts."
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?
Or wait… is this Crocodile Dundee?
A little on the ominous side, huh?
Feast your eyes on this picture of the Vermont countryside.