Author & Illustrator

David Soman

David Soman hails from a family of artists, and has been drawing since he could walk (over to the kitchen walls to draw on them). He is the New York Times bestselling co-creator of the Ladybug Girl series with his wife Jacky Davis, as well as author and illustrator of Three Bears in a Boat and The Monster Next Door. David, Jacky, their children, and a big furry dog live in New York’s Hudson Valley. When not working on picture books, shoveling snow, or chopping firewood, David is an instructor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Most Recent Book
How To Two book

"About" from Dial Books website

board Books

imagination · superpowers · adventure · siblings
Bumblebee Boy Loves...
dads · food · building · love
Ladybug Girl and Her Papa
Thanksgiving · gratitude · family
Ladybug Girl Gives Thanks
winter · snow · dogs
Ladybug Girl: Ready for Snow
bedtime · getting ready for bed · dogs
Ladybug Girl Says Good Night
food · flowers · love · moms
Ladybug Girl and Her Mama
hide-and-seek · imagination · game · dogs
Ladybug Girl Plays
emotions · happiness · dogs
Ladybug Girl Feels Happy
dogs · costume · adventure · getting dressed · female role models
Ladybug Girl Dresses Up!
friendship · imagination · adventure · dogs
Ladybug Girl Loves...
imagination · making friends · dogs
Ladybug Girl Makes Friends

picture Books

How To Two book
making friends · counting · community
How To Two
grandpa · museum · explorers
Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa
music · resolving conflict · monsters · friendship
The Monster Next Door
friendship · adventure · kindness · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate
friendship · dogs · adventure
I Love You, Bingo
Three Bears in a Boat book
boats · forgiveness · siblings · bears · adventure
Three Bears in a Boat
costume · dogs · being yourself · Halloween
Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma
making friends · movement · friendship
Who Can Play?
snow · imagination · dogs · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow
getting lost · dogs · camping · explorers
Ladybug Girl and Bingo
imagination · resolving conflict · admitting you are wrong · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad
The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy book
brothers · superpowers · imagination · siblings · adventure
The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy
swimming · dogs · water · rescue · the ocean
Ladybug Girl at the Beach
imagination · friendship · making friends
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
Ladybug Girl book
adventure · imagination · costume · superpowers · dogs
Ladybug Girl


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