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Books Alive! with author/illustrator Bob Shea

Books Alive! with author/illustrator Bob Shea In-Person

Immerse yourself in the world of Bob Shea's Dinosaur vs. series, featuring a rambunctious young dinosaur who is always ready to ROAR! Author Bob Shea will talk about his work as an author and illustrator and even demonstrate how he draws his characters. There will also be a Readers Theatre performance of Dinosaur vs. The Library by HPL staff, a booking signing with Bob Shea, and some fun activities for the kids.  

About the Author

Bob Shea is an award-winning author and illustrator of your favorite children’s books. His titles include the popular Ballet Cat series, The Dinosaur VS. … series and runaway smash hit, Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great. The rest escape me at the moment. Oh, he wrote Who Wet My Pants illustrated by his friend Zach Ohora. 

Bob has worked with Comedy Central, was the designer of the PBS Kids logo, developed an on-air character for Playhouse Disney, worked with Nick Jr., has appeared on Noggin and The Sunny Side Up Show and has also worked on a super-secret project with some really smart people at Google. Dreamworks is developing one of his books into a television show. Bob Shea is largely, if not entirely, responsible for the success of all the organizations mentioned.

Bob lives with his wife and their son in a yellow house. They all love pizza. Bob wants a dog real bad but is allergic. Isn’t that the saddest thing you’ve ever heard? Mostly he just points out then asks to pet other people’s dogs. It’s not the same. Oh, a beaver lives in their backyard! Like, a for-real beaver. It dammed up the stream and now it’s a little eco-system with all kinds of frogs, ducks and snakes. Bob has a pen pal named Edward that he met in Chicago.

Bob was a mentor for the School of Visual Arts Visual Narrative Graduate Program.

Bob is a 2020 Eisner Award Nominee and enjoys speaking in the third person.

Saturday, May 11, 2024
11:00am - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library
Age Group:
  All Ages  
  Author Talks / Book Clubs  
Registrations open at 11:00am Saturday, April 20, 2024


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