Robert L. Forbes
is the author of three books of poetry for children, BEASTLY FEASTS! A Mischievous Menagerie in Rhyme, 2007; LET'S HAVE A BITE! A Bestly Banquet in Rhyme, 2010; and, BEAST FRIENDS FOREVER!, Animal Lovers in Rhyme, published in 2013. All three are from Overlook Duckworth Press and fully illustrated by master caricaturist Ronald Searle. BEASTLY FEASTS! was translated into French in 2008 as Bestioles un peu folles. He was Vice President for many years of his family's business, Forbes Media, but he now writes children's books full-time and especially enjoys reading poetry to young students in schools and libraries. He and his wife and their dogs Luna and Stella reside in South Florida. You can visit him at robertlforbes.com, Twitter, and Instagram.