Heilbroner, Joan Knapp

About the author

Joan Knapp Heilbroner (b.1922) was married to the author and economist Robert Heilbroner. She wrote several children’s books, amongst which was the picture book, Robert the Rose Horse.

Finding the book
Currently in print.

Links and sources
Robert Heilbroner, obituary, New York Times

Bibliography (horse books only)

Robert the Rose Horse

Beginner Books, New York, 1962, 64 pp, illus P D Eastman
HarperCollins Children’s Books, New York, 1992

Poor Robert the horse is allergic to roses, and so he has to leave the farm where he works,
and try his luck in the city.