Horn Book

2009.  December cover.

The Really Ugly Duckling

1992. From The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales.
Oil paint and collage on illustration board.


2008. A watercolor study for the book The Big Elephant in the Room.

Pol Clay

2008. Personal piece.

James and the Giant Peach

1996. Charcoal pencil. For the novel by Roald Dahl.

Big Plans

2008. Written by Bob Shea. Published by Hyperion Books.
"There - there! A city as big as my plans! C'mon Bird, time to talk turkey! Get down to business! Go straight to the top!"

Pinocchio the Boy (or Incognito in Collodi)

2002. A continuation of the Pinocchio legend, written by myself and published by Viking Books.


2009. From the anthology book, Half-Minute Horrors edited by Susan Rich. My comic is based on the traditional kiddie song, The Worms Crawl In.

It's a Book

2009. Sneak Peek. Illustration from It's a Book. Publication date 2010, Roaring Brook Press.

Lulu and the Brontosaurus

2009. Sneak peek. This is an illustration from the book Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst. It will be published in 2010. Pencil on pastel paper.

Rolling Stone

November 2nd, 1989. This piece illustrated an article about two rival comedy networks, HA! and The Comedy Channel. Eventually the two merged into one: Comedy Central.


From an anthology book, Speak by Michael J. Rosen. 1993

South Coast Repertory

Poster for Beckett.

Stereo Review

1989 (I found a snakeskin in the country and used it in this illustration).

Special Report Magazine

Houses on Fire. An article on health insurance. 1990s.


Confessions of a Head Case - spot illustration


The Dickies - 1983
Oingo Boingo - 1983
Dr. Frank - 2009

New York is Book Country


9/1989. Article: Confessions of a Head Case.

Rolling Stone

4/20/1989. Record Review: The New Sounds of New Orleans.



Texas Monthly.

Rolling Stone

4/7/1988. Record review: Naked by Talking Heads.

Stereo Review

1992. The Future of Radio.

Sesame Street

The Number Seven.

Postgraduate Medicine

3/1988. Childhood peptic ulcer. Pain in the night from stressful change.


Rejected piece for an article on air traffic.



Share the Adventure

A poster for the Children's Book Council.

Play Money

Regardies Magazine. Late 1980s.

Martian Martians

In the early 80s singer Jonathan Richman and I were going to do a kid's book together. It never worked out. This image is from his song Here Come the Martian Martians.


1984. Personal piece.

Rolling Stone

For an article about skidrow.


1991. Created for an anthology book, The Art of Mickey Mouse. Title: Mickey Machine.