Dave Aikins is a children’s book illustrator, creating over 100 books featuring SpongeBob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer, Go Diego Go, Team Umizoomi, The Backyardigans, Ni Hao Kai-Lan, Dinosaur Train, The Cat in the Hat and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He is currently working on books for the new Nickelodeon show Dora and Friends, as well as the new show Shimmer & Shine.
To balance out all of this cuteness, Dave is also the illustrator of Twilight Creations’ popular Zombies!!! board game series. Dave has also spent the past 15 years doing product designs for the Bradford Exchange, creating designs for sculptures featuring characters from Star Wars, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Simpsons, Universal Monsters, Winnie The Pooh and many more.