Big Plans, illustrated by Lane Smith, is written by Bob Shea, a graphic designer. He's the creator of New Socks and the critically renowned Dinosaur vs. Bedtime was one of Amazon's Top 10 Picture Books in 2008, with three starred reviews. Bob's work has also aired on Nick Jr., Noggin, and PBS Kids, among other networks. With his wife and children, he resides in Connecticut. BobShea.com is his website.