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Author photo. Tibor Gergely, from the dedicated website.

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1,359 (8,437)6815,079 (3.77)20
Scuffy the Tugboat (Illustrator) 1,556 copies, 18 reviews
The Little Red Caboose (Illustrator) 1,255 copies, 10 reviews
Tootle (Illustrator) 1,218 copies, 10 reviews
The Happy Man and His Dump Truck (Illustrator) 602 copies, 4 reviews
The Jolly Barnyard (Illustrator) 516 copies, 3 reviews
Noah's Ark (Little Golden Book) (Illustrator, some editions) 436 copies, 3 reviews
Little Golden Picture Dictionary (Illustrator, some editions) 418 copies, 2 reviews
Seven Little Postmen (Illustrator) 334 copies, 5 reviews
Animal Orchestra (Illustrator) 206 copies, 1 review
The Good Humor Man (Illustrator) 90 copies
Five Little Firemen (Illustrator) 87 copies
Rupert the Rhinoceros (Illustrator) 54 copies
The Merry Shipwreck (Little Golden Book) (Illustrator) 52 copies, 1 review
Little Gray Donkey (Illustrator) 27 copies
A Day in the Jungle (Illustrator, some editions) 24 copies, 1 review
Circus Time (Illustrator) 21 copies
A Year in the City (Illustrator) 17 copies
The Magic Bus (Illustrator) 15 copies
Little Yip-Yip and His Bark (Illustrator) 14 copies
Little Golden Book Farm Favorites (Illustrator) 14 copies
About the Sky (Illustrator) 11 copies
Tootle (A Golden Shape Book) (Illustrator) 9 copies
Exploring Space (Illustrator) 8 copies
Travel (Illustrator, some editions) 4 copies
The Talking Typewriter (Illustrator, some editions) 3 copies
The Golden Treasure Book (Illustrator) 3 copies

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Tibor Gergely (1900-1978) was an artist best known for his work in several popular children's books. Born in Budapest in 1900, he studied art briefly in Vienna before emigrating to the United States in 1939, where he settled in New York City. Largely a self-taught artist, he also contributed several covers of The New Yorker, mostly during the 1940s. Among the most popular children's books Gergely illustrated are The Happy Man and His Dump Truck, Busy Day Busy People, The Little Red Caboose, The Fire Engine Book, Tootle, and Scuffy the Tugboat. Many (70!) of his better known books were published by Little Golden Books. His best work is collected in "The Great Big Book of Bedtime Stories." Gergely died in 1978, in New York.

As of 2001, Tootle was the all-time third best-selling hardcover children's book in English, and Scuffy the Tugboat was the eighth all-time bestseller. Source: Amazon
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