Robert Neubecker has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children and illustrated for countless periodicals. He grew up in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with lots of cows but moved to New York City at the age of nineteen. There he studied illustration and painting, and got his B.F.A. from Parson's School of Design. He has done work for The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and Slate.com, to name just a few. Robert won an ALA notable award for his book,Wow! City! He has received numerous awards for his illustrations, including a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators and a Key Art Award for Best Comedy Poster for the movie Sideways. Robert lives in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah with his wife, two kids, and two very big dogs.