Ed Shankman was born in the Bronx, New York, and lives today in Verona, New Jersey. As a creative director in the advertising industry, he has directed creative efforts for some of the world's best-known companies. Beyond the office, he has always spent his time chasing creative inspiration as a writer, guitar player, and painter. With illustrator Dave O'Neill, he has created seven winning children's titles for Commonwealth Editions, an imprint of Applewood Books.
Dave O'Neill has worked as a graphic designer and illustrator since graduating from art school. He has illustrated seven children's titles in collaboration with author Ed Shankman, and is responsible for the creation of Shankman and O'Neill's book promo videos, which can be found on their website. When he's not illustrating children's books, he is an art director specializing in advertising and marketing, a toy designer, and an improvisational comedian. Dave spends his days as a husband and father to the two prettiest girls he knows.
This is one of the best children's books we own. It is probably in our top 3. The rhyming is amazing, the story is wonderful. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Newmom2011
I give this book for baby shower gifts. It has been a hit with all. Love it!Published 3 months ago by Sally F. Subilia
This is wonderful, rhyming story about a Moose and a little boy in Maine and their discovery of what a Moose can and cannot do. My grandsons love this book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kansas Prairie Chick
My son loves this book!! He was born in Maine so we had to get it. We read his first copy so much that it fell apart and we had to buy a new one. Great story, must read!Published 6 months ago by FranksMom
This book is so great for young children - we bought it after purchasing "The Cods of Cape Cod" by the same author and illustrator. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Karen Schwartz
We love all the books by this author. My son loves the riming. So creativePublished 13 months ago by Danielle
I love this book! I'm a preschool teacher and I read it to the children and they loved it. They listened and giggled about it and were eager for me to read it again. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Julie
Absolutely LOVE this book. Probably one of my kids favorites. Such a cute read. The pictures are adorable. Great gift!Published 15 months ago by Clint Badger