David Shannon is the acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book, and its two sequels, David Gets in Trouble and David Goes to School. Shannon’s bestsellers include Too Many Toys; Alice the Fairy; Good Boy, Fergus!; A Bad Case of Stripes; and How I Became a Pirate. Through his vibrant illustrations, Shannon creates imaginative, lively portrayals of his characters, making the books inviting to children. Shannon lives in Southern California.