Kids@RandomKids@Random
Kids@Random
.
. KIDS TEENS TEACHERS LIBRARIANS ABOUT US RANDOMHOUSE.COM .
. FAVORITES NEW RELEASES AUTHORS GAMES and CONTESTS .
.
. AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT .
.
  

Advanced Search

 
NEWS AT THE HOUSE

NEWSLETTER

Sign up for the Read & Play Newsletter for age-by-age recommendations, discounts, news about upcoming books, literacy activities and more!
Click here for more info...

NEW RELEASES


Hot off the press! Check out some of this month's reading highlights...
See New Releases

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
Author Photo

Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

Read more

RANDOM HOUSE RECOMMENDS


Click here for age-appropriate recommendations on our bestselling pre-school, chapter, and middle-grade book series!

For a full list of book recommendations try Search by Theme!

FAVORITES
Seussville


From Dr. Seuss to Dora the Explorer, Random House has books featuring your favorite characters!

.
.
Search Again
. .
Bob Staake

. Bob StaakeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Bob Staake

Bob Staake's 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to his work with Random House, Bob's titles include Mary Had a Little Lamp (Bloomsbury), Look! A Book! (Little Brown), and Cars, Galore (Candlewick). Outside of his work in children's publishing, Bob's illustrations have also been seen on several popular New Yorker covers, including the 11/17/08 "Reflection" cover that is officially the most popular New Yorker cover of all time. In 2008, Bob... Read More

Click here to visit the Bob Staake's Web site!


. .
Author's Bookshelf
.




Robots, Robots Everywhere: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Sue Fliess
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

On the ground and in the air,/Robots, robots everywhere!

Up in space, beneath the seas,/Robots make discoveries . . .


So begins this rollicking Little Golden Book featuring robots of all kinds, from ones up in space to the ones we use at home. With bold, colorful artwork by award-winner Bob Staake, it's... Read More
 





Robots, Robots Everywhere!
Written by Sue Fliess
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

The bestselling Little Golden Book all about robots!
 
Robots are everywhere in this bright and funny board book – and preschoolers are going to love it! Whether up in space, beneath the seas, or even under couches, award-winning illustrator Bob Staake’s bold and colorful bots make this book a must... Read More
 





Robots, Robots Everywhere
Written by Sue Fliess
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Board

The bestselling Little Golden Book is now available as a board book for robot-loving toddlers!
 
Robots are everywhere in this bright and funny board book – and preschoolers are going to love it! Whether up in space, beneath the seas, or even under couches, award-winning illustrator Bob Staake’s bold and... Read More
 





Robots, Robots Everywhere
Written by Sue Fliess
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

The bestselling Little Golden Book all about robots!
 
Robots are everywhere in this bright and funny board book – and preschoolers are going to love it! Whether up in space, beneath the seas, or even under couches, award-winning illustrator Bob Staake’s bold and colorful bots make this book a must... Read More
 





One Hundred Shoes
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Trade Paperback

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations. Read More
 





One Hundred Shoes
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations. Read More
 





One Hundred Shoes
Written by Charles Ghigna
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

Centipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in the world does Centipede choose shoes? This Math Reader clearly demonstrates the concepts of pairs and multiple sets, all in simple, rollicking, rhythmic text and with bright, graphic illustrations. Read More
 





Little Golden Picture Dictionary
Written by Golden Books
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

This longtime favorite and bestseller is getting a whole new look! Colorful artwork, bold graphics, and modern words–with lively sentences that define them–make this book a sure hit for children and educators alike. The Little Golden Book line has always had a picture dictionary, and we’re pleased to offer this updated... Read More
 





We Planted a Tree
Written by Diane Muldrow
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Trade Paperback

Perfect for springtime reading! In this poetic picture book with environmental themes, illustrated by award-winning artist Bob Staake, two young families in two very different parts of the world each plant a tree. 

As the trees flourish, so do the families . . . while trees all over the world help clean... Read More
 





I'm a Monster Truck
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Board

The bestselling Little Golden Book is now available as a board book for any toddler that loves trucks!
 
It’s not just a truck – it’s a MONSTER TRUCK – and preschoolers are going to love it! Featuring the bright and bold artwork of award-winning illustrator Bob Staake, truck fans everywhere... Read More
 





I'm a Monster Truck
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

The bestselling Little Golden Book is now available as a board book for any toddler that loves trucks!
 
It’s not just a truck – it’s a MONSTER TRUCK – and preschoolers are going to love it! Featuring the bright and bold artwork of award-winning illustrator Bob Staake, truck fans everywhere... Read More
 





I'm a Truck
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

The bestselling Little Golden Book all about trucks!
 
It’s not just a truck – it’s a MONSTER TRUCK – and preschoolers are going to love it! Featuring the bright and bold artwork of award-winning illustrator Bob Staake, truck fans everywhere can start their engines and ride along with Mudenstein and...

Read More
 





I'm a Truck
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

The bestselling Little Golden Book all about trucks!
 
It’s not just a truck – it’s a MONSTER TRUCK – and preschoolers are going to love it! Featuring the bright and bold artwork of award-winning illustrator Bob Staake, truck fans everywhere can start their engines and ride along with Mudenstein and...

Read More
 





I'm a Truck: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

Your kids will want to read and listen along with this high-spirited Little Golden Book.                                                                                                             How-dee! My name’s Big Blue Bill, and I’m a truck. I’ve got 18 big wheels turning, 600 horses under the hood, and 53 feet o’ trailer hangin’ on behind . . .               So begins a book...

Read More
 





I'm a Truck
Written by Dennis R. Shealy
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

The bestselling Little Golden Book all about trucks!
 
It’s not just a truck – it’s a MONSTER TRUCK – and preschoolers are going to love it! Featuring the bright and bold artwork of award-winning illustrator Bob Staake, truck fans everywhere can start their engines and ride along with Mudenstein and...

Read More
 





Little Golden Book Freewheelin Favorites
Written by Dennis R. Shealy and Miryam
Illustrated by Bob Staake, Tibor Gergely and Brian Biggs
eBook

Truck fans will love this collection of three high-octane Little Golden Books: I'M A TRUCK; THE HAPPY MAN AND HIS DUMP TRUCK; and I'M A MONSTER TRUCK.

Read More
 





Little Golden Books Freewheelin' Favorites
Written by Dennis R. Shealy and Miryam
Illustrated by Bob Staake, Tibor Gergely and Brian Biggs
Hardcover

Truck fans will love this collection of three high-octane Little Golden Books: I'M A TRUCK; THE HAPPY MAN AND HIS DUMP TRUCK; and I'M A MONSTER TRUCK. With its durable binding, glossy cover, and colorful artwork by Bob Staake and Tibor Gergely, it's a great value at $6.99! Read More
 





Beachy and Me
Written by Bob Staake
Hardcover

Bob Staake’s tale of a whale of a friendship!
 
Something big had come ashore. It seemed to have a tail.
Pixie now was staring at . . . a giant washed-up whale!
 
Pixie Picklespeare lives on a tiny island where there’s no one to play with . . ... Read More
 





Beachy and Me
Written by Bob Staake
eBook

Bob Staake’s tale of a whale of a friendship!
 
Something big had come ashore. It seemed to have a tail.
Pixie now was staring at . . . a giant washed-up whale!
 
Pixie Picklespeare lives on a tiny island where there’s no one to play with . . ... Read More
 





Beachy and Me
Written by Bob Staake
Hardcover Library Binding

Bob Staake’s tale of a whale of a friendship!
 
Something big had come ashore. It seemed to have a tail.
Pixie now was staring at . . . a giant washed-up whale!
 
Pixie Picklespeare lives on a tiny island where there’s no one to play with . . ... Read More
 





Bluebird
Written by Bob Staake
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of... Read More
 





Bluebird
Written by Bob Staake
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of... Read More
 





Bluebird
Written by Bob Staake
eBook

"Like nothing you have seen before," raves Kirkus Reviews in a starred review.

In his most beautiful and moving work to date, Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of... Read More
 





The Book of Gold
Written by Bob Staake
Illustrated by Bob Staake
Hardcover

Award-winning illustrator Bob Staake (Bluebird and The Red Lemon) brings us an emotionally rich picture book about a boy who discovers that the search for knowledge is more important than knowledge itself.

Young Isaac Gutenberg isn't a curious boy . . . that is, until he meets an old shopkeeper who... Read More
 





The Book of Gold
Written by Bob Staake
Illustrated by Bob Staake
eBook

Award-winning illustrator Bob Staake (Bluebird and The Red Lemon) brings us an emotionally rich picture book about a boy who discovers that the search for knowledge is more important than knowledge itself.

Young Isaac Gutenberg isn't a curious boy . . . that is, until he meets an old shopkeeper who... Read More
 

.

Next page>


.
.
. .
.