Author & Illustrator

Robert Neubecker

Robert Neubecker is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and just about every magazine in print. He helped create the look of and was on staff there from 1996-2015. Robert won the prestigious 2004 Key Award for Best Comedy Poster for the movie Sideways.

Robert’s first book for children, “Wow! City!” won the ALA Notable Book Award for 2005. Over thirty books have followed including: “Every Corner Needs a Monster” with Jean Reidy, 2013 Colorado Book Award winner “I got Two Dogs” with John Lithgow, “Air Show!” with Treat Williams, and “Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth” with Sarah Weeks.” In 2012, Robert’s “What Little Boys are made of” won a Kirkus Review Best Books of the Year award.

Spring, 2017: “Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing” by Kay Haring, Keith’s sister.
Summer 2017: “King Louie’s Shoes” with DJ Steinberg was released from Beach Lane Books.
Fall 2017: Robert’s “Fall is for School,”
Winter 2017: "Space Boy and the Snow Monster" by Dian Curtis Regan from Boyd's Mill Press.
Spring 2019: "King Louis' Shoes" by Sarah Aronson
Spring 2019: "Just Like Rube Goldberg" by Sarah Aronson
Fall 2019: "Little Smokey"

Robert has taught at School of Visual Arts in New York, BYU, and the University of Utah. An ex-New Yorker, Robert now lives on the side of Iron Mountain in Park City, Utah. He is married with two teenage kids and lives in the woods at the edge of town with a whole bunch of dogs and cats. Moose come around and eat his garden.

Most Recent Book
Just Like Rube Goldberg book


picture Books

Just Like Rube Goldberg book
famous people · perseverance · being yourself · being different · inventions
Just Like Rube Goldberg
historical fiction · self-esteem · shoes · french
King Louie's Shoes
starting school · siblings · fall
Fall is for School
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing book
non-fiction · artists · art · imagination · perseverance · activism
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing
I Won a What? book
whales · pets
I Won a What?
outer space · siblings · pirates · adventure
Space Boy and the Space Pirate
monsters · friendship · school
The Problem with Not Being Scared of Monsters
picture book
Winter is for Snow
dinosaurs · museum
Linus the Vegetarian T. Rex
Shiver Me Timbers! book
poetry · pirates · adventure
Shiver Me Timbers!
picture book
Wow! Ocean!
picture book
Wow! School!
picture book
Wow! City!


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