Robert Neubecker

Robert Neubecker is the author and illustrator of Linus the Vegetarian T. Rex and of his own Wow! series. He is also the award-winning illustrator of Shiver Me Timbers by Douglas Florian, Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth by Sarah Weeks, I Got Two Dogs by John Lithgow, and Monsters on Machines by Deb Lund. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Robert also illustrates for the New York Times and Slate magazine. After twenty years in Manhattan, he and his family live in Park City, Utah. Visit Robert at Neubecker.com.

Books by this Author

King Louie's Shoes
Linus the Vegetarian T. rex
Shiver Me Timbers!
Too Many Monsters!
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. your life is what your thoughts make it- Marcus Aurelius

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I enjoy Winston Churchill, I admire harry Truman because he spent his twenties behind a plow (sorta like George in "It's a Wonderful Life") I admire these guys, but I more identify with the common man of every era.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Wow- You ask the easy ones. My children are small enough that we can all sleep together in our king size bed. My wife, my ten year old, my six year old, my huge German Shepard and all three cats. I always sleep so well those nights. It's an ancient vignette, and repeated all over the world in every country and every culture.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Youthfulness, not to say immaturity...

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Collapsing in the street of New York City. Thwe wierd thing is, that's probably the safest place. Everyone would rush to help you.

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