has been a passionate artist since the age of two. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and began illustrating books for children in 1971. Since then he has helped to create over one hundred books, including the first book starring Baby Bear, I Promise
; the celebrated Mole Music
, a New York Times
Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and the bestselling If You Were My Bunny
, and Drawing Lessons from a Bear
. David lives in New Hampshire.