Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Robin Pulver '67 has published yet another children's book. Pulver, a well-known author of 19 children's books, released "Thank You, Miss Dover," published by Holiday House, this past September. In Pulver's new book, Miss Dover attempts to teach her class how to write thank you notes, but student Jack can't seem to get his thank you letter for his Great Aunt Gertie right.
Pulver's work includes "Way to Go Alex," which was inspired by her son's experience in the Special Olympics and was endorsed by the National Special Olympics Committee. "Mrs. Toggle's Zipper" is Pulver's most famous book, winning the Weekly Reader Book Club selection, American Booksellers "Pick of the Lists," Scholastics Book Club selection, and was recommended by Sesame Street Parents Magazine. Pulver has also published stories and articles in Highlights for Children and Ranger Rick. She also frequently speaks at school and community events. Her work has received critical acclaim from Publisher's Weekly, Weekly Reader Book Club, Trumpet Book Club and Kirkus.
A native of upstate New York, Pulver resides in Pittsford, N.Y. , with her husband Don. She graduated from William Smith with a Bachelor of Arts in French. While at William Smith, Robin was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Schola Cantorum.