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."