Bob Shea

A Peek at the Creative Space of Bob Shea

It’s Bob Shea vs. Creative Spaces! (Bob Shea wins.) Bob Shea is the author and illustrator of the popular, very adorable, and much-lauded Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and its recent sequel Dinosaur vs. the Potty.  In addition to the Dinosaur books, Bob Shea is the author and illustrator of New Socks; Oh, Daddy!; and Race You to Bed, as well as the author of Big Plans, illustrated by Lane Smith. He’s also the author of one of the funniest website bios I’ve read in a while. (Check it out!) Dinosaur vs. Bedtime was named one of Amazon’s Top 10  Picture Books of 2008, one of Horn Book magazine’s Best of 2008, and received several starred reviews including one from Publisher’s Weekly who wrote, “Shea (New Socks) makes a hilarious commentator as his hero, a small red dinosaur, elevates everyday encounters into a series of matches worthy of the WWF.”… Read the rest