Known for his high-energy, retro-inspired illustration
designs appear in everything from books to magazines, animation
to greeting cards, advertising to newspapers, cereal boxes to
He has authored
and/or illustrated over 45 books, including 'Hello, Robots!'
(Viking), (Random House), 'The Orb of Chatham' (Commonwealth
Editions), 'Sputter, Sputter, Sput' (HarperCollins) and 'Struwwelpeter'
(Fantagraphics Books). He is currently working on 'Baby Burp'
(Little, Brown) and a memoir entitled 'Old House, New House'.
have included Time Inc, McDonald's, American Express, Sony, The
New Yorker, United Airlines, Nickelodeon, Sports Illustrated
For Kids, Ralston Purina, Hallmark Cards, Kenner Toys, The Washington
Post, AT&T, Sega, TWA, Dr.Pepper, The Chicago Tribune, Good
Humor, Warner Books, Kellogg's, Cartoon Network, Turner Broadcasting,
The Wall Street Journal, Netscape, Forbes, Simon and Schuster,
The Ren and Stimpy Show, MAD, Children's Television Workshop,
Blockbuster Video, Disney, Anheuser-Busch, Doubleday, Klutz Press,
Hershey's, Target Stores, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, The
New York Times, Fleishman-Hillard, DMBB, and countless others.
and works in Chatham, Massachusetts.
web site can be found at BobStaake.com
studio (above) in Cape Cod where The Red Lemon was created
To see Bob's
children's book web site and contact him via his literary agent,
Gillian MacKenzie, please click here