Robb Pearlman’s Groundhog’s Day Off will be released December 2015 by Bloomsbury and we’re beyond giddy to have Brett Helquist (of Lemony Snicket fame!) illustrating the book.
About Robb Pearlman:
Robb Pearlman is the author of Fun with Kirk and Spock (Cider Mill Press, 2014), 101 Ways to Kill a Zombie (Universe, 2013), Nerd Haiku (Lyons, 2012), Spoiler Alert!: Bruce Willis Is Dead and 399 More Endings from Movies, TV, Books, and Life (Lyons Press, 2010), The Q Guide to Sex and the City (Alyson, 2008), three books for children: the upcoming Groundhog’s Day (Bloomsbury, 2014) Leaf Dance (Little Simon, 2001), Passover is Here! (Little Simon, 2005), and two storybook engagement calendars: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (Universe, 2011) and Disney’s Winnie the Pooh (Universe, 2011).
An editor of pop culture titles including Zombies on Film: The Definitive Story of Undead Cinema, Stuck on Star Trek, and The Princess Bride: A Celebration, he directs a calendar program that includes major licenses as Star Trek, Game of Thrones, True Blood, Bob’s Burgers, and Family Guy. He has edited monographs of the work and lives of award winning animators Bill Plympton and Ralph Bakshi, the movie tie-in books to Burlesque and Amelia, The Joker, the first book soley devoted to the DC Comics supervillain, as well as children’s books including Grandma Moses’s The Night Before Christmas, John Patrick Byrne’s Donald and Benoit, and A Poem as Big as New York City, illustrated by Masha D’yans.
Robb has had successful events and signings at San Diego and New York ComicCons, bookstores and comic book retailers in Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey. He has had an essay and haikus featured on HuffingtonPost.com, has performed at the Nerdnite Nerdtacular, and been featured on several pop culture blogs and SiriusXM radio shows.