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Robert Newton Peck

Robert Newton Peck has written sixty-five books. In 1982, he received the Mark Twain Award for his humorous Soup series that features two boys who do much mischief in their small Vermont town. Although Peck grew up on a farm, he worked his way from lumberjack to marketing manager of a large New York company. As a writer, he moved to Florida and devoted his time to writing and entertaining audiences with his piano playing and story telling.