Bobbi McPeak and Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott share their newest work Cobblestones and Ice Cream Cones, Nantucket in Rhymes, a charming illustrated book with rhymes for young and old, old-timers and newcomers – there’s something for everyone. The Rhymes are written by Stanley-Brown Abbott and McPeak created the illustrations.
Stanley-Brown Abbott is a third generation summer resident and the author of a memoir, Nantucket Summers, and three cookbooks. An accomplished artist, she has four children and five grandchildren, all of whom love the island. She lives in Manchester, Massachusetts.
Bobbi McPeak fell in love with Nantucket in 1993 and has been trying to capture its essence ever since. She has written and illustrated two children’s books featuring the island, Santa Claus Moves To Nantucket and Nantucket Playground, as well as writing another book, Sailing Nantucket Sound/Captain Jim’s Adventure.