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Jennifer Gavin from the Library of Congress speaks with Bob Staake, poster artist for the 2014 National Book Festival on August 30 in Washington, D.C.
Bob Staake is a nationally acclaimed illustrator and children's book author. With an extensive list of publications and design clientele such as Time, McDonald's, Vanity Fair, Nickelodeon, American Express and countless others, he is known as one of the nation's most successful illustrators, able to charm nearly any audience with his wide variety of work. Staake's crisp illustrations, signature style and extraordinary knack for design made him the ideal choice to create this year's poster and art for the National Book Festival.
About the 2014 National Book Festival
The 2014 National Book Festival was held Saturday, August 30 at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Our podcast series features one-on-one chats with some of this year's featured authors.