The “Who Pooped” series goes urban!


Who Pooped in the Redwoods, which is on its way to your favorite stores and websites, is the 19th book in the Who Pooped series. Just like its predecessors, it is focused on the wide open spaces, especially national and state parks. The next book, which I’m hoping will be out by Christmas, is going in a completely different direction.

We’re moving the series from the big national parks to a small city park, a paltry 843 acres in the middle of the largest population center in the United States. That’s right, the next book will be set in New York City’s Central Park!

Who Pooped in Central Park header

I’m not going to give away too much just yet, as I just signed the contract last week and things may change a bit. I will tell you a few things, though:

First, this will be the first Who Pooped book that won’t feature Michael and Emily. I’m introducing a new family that lives in New York City, and the book will focus on the adventures of the kids in Central Park, without Mom and Dad there playing teacher the whole time.

We’re also changing the art style a bit, going for a more urban and edgy look.

But what animals can I include when the book is set right smack in the middle of a huge city? A lot! Central Park is teeming with wildlife, including rabbits, raccoons, squirrels, rats, chipmunks, opossums, bats, starlings, herons, geese, gulls, crows, pigeons, frogs, turtles, and more!

With the release of the Central Park book, I will finally have a book set in every state where I’ve lived*, and we’re filling in some of those big gaps on the east coast of the U.S. Here’s what the coverage map will look like:

Who Pooped Map 2015

* Trivia for the day: I was born in New York state.

About Gary D. Robson

Gary Robson: Author, tea guy, and owner of Phoenix Pearl Tea. I've written books and articles on a zillion different subjects, but everyone knows me for my "Who Pooped in the Park?" books.

Posted on 27 January 2015, in Blog and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I would love one for the Great Lakes area! I am a naturalist west of Chicago and think it would be a great addition to your collection!

    • I think that would be a fun area to work with. The closest one I’ve done to that geographically is the North Woods. If I end up doing a Great Lakes book, you can bet I’ll announce it here!

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