Dave Aikins is a children’s book illustrator and Nickelodeon publishing artist, creating over 100 books featuring SpongeBob Squarepants, Dora & Friends, Dora the Explorer, 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 Shimmer and Shine. To balance out all of this cuteness, Dave is also the illustrator of Twilight Creations’ popular Zombies!!! board game series (and it’s new addition, the kid-friendly Zombies Jr!). In the world of comics, Dave has worked for Moonstone Books illustrating covers and more on such titles as Kolchak, Buckaroo Banzai, and The Avenger.