Author(s): Dennis Shealy, Bob Staake
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Dennis R. Shealy is the author of many children's books, including the popular Little Golden Books I'm a Truck, I'm a T. Rex!, My Little Golden Book About Dinosaurs, My LIttle Golden Book About the Solar System, I'm a Bulldozer, and The Noisy Garage. He lives in New York City with his wife and son. Bob Staake's 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to his work with Random House, Bob's titles include Mary Had a Little Lamp (Bloomsbury), Look! A Book! (Little Brown), and Cars, Galore (Candlewick). Outside of his work in children's publishing, Bob's illustrations have also been seen on several popular New Yorker covers, including the 11/17/08 "Reflection" cover that is officially the most popular New Yorker cover of all time. In 2008, Bob was the recipient of Time magazine's 2008 Best Magazine Cover award.