Books by Bob Staake

DON'T SPLASH THE SASQUATCH! by Kent Redeker
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"Formula aside, there are many belly laughs to be had from the sheer 'just-because' wackiness of this creation. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Sasquatch is a weird and wacky critter with a penchant for water; he wants to sit beside the pool, but he doesn't like to get wet, because it makes his fur "all squizzlefied," a situation predictably set up for disaster. Read full book review >
A FIRE TRUCK NAMED RED by Randall de Sève
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"Staake and de Sève are a perfect match in this intergenerational tale that puts value on experience, memories, and time spent together. An absolute delight. (Picture book. 3-7)"
When Rowan receives his grandfather's toy fire truck, he learns to see beauty—and adventure—in the old. Read full book review >
BEACHY AND ME by Bob Staake
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 3, 2016

"A child as bored as Pixie may read this once. (Picture book. 2-5)"
In rhyming text, the diminutive, blonde, pink-faced Pixie Picklespeare befriends a whale named Beachy. Read full book review >
I LOVE DOGS! by Sue Stainton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 31, 2014

"Pleasing pups and a vibrant illustration style make this a cheery story for preschoolers or for children just beginning to read on their own. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A little boy travels around a bustling, big-city park observing dogs of many varieties before finally acquiring a dog of his own. Read full book review >