Along with his wife, Jacky Davis, David Soman has created the highly successful Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy series of picture books. The main characters were inspired by the couple's daughter and son. David is also the author and illustrator of the picture book Three Bears in a Boat as well as the illustrator of dozens of picture books by other acclaimed authors. The most recent Ladybug Girl book, Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate, was published last year. David, Jacky and their family live in New York state.