Bob Staake has authored and/or illustrated over 70 books, including "Bluebird," which received three starred reviews, "My Pet Book," "The Donut Chef" and "Look! a Book!" The New York Times named Staake's "The Red Lemon" one of the ten best illustrated books of the year. He is also the creator of many of The New Yorker's most popular magazine covers.
His new book is "The Book Of Gold."