Studying at The Art Students League and then Pratt Institute, Scott Menchin has run his own design studio and art directed the magazines How and Seven Days. After many years as an art director Scott became an illustrator, working for Intel, Microsoft, Toyota, Ford, Time, Esquire, Wired, GQ, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other publications. In 2000 his children's book, Man Gave Names to All the Animals with text by Bob Dylan was published. Scott has illustrated the award-winning picture books, Wiggle, Bounce and Stretch for the writer Doreen Cronin. With the publication of Taking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things that Make Me Happy, Scott made his debut as author and artist. It won the prestigious Christopher Award and Bank Street Best Children's Book honor. In 2012 his book Riding in My Car was published based on the Woody Guthrie children's song. Recently he had three books published, Grandma In Blue With Red Hat, illustrated by Harry Bliss, Goodnight Selfie, illustrated by Pierre Collet-Derby and What Are You Waiting For, illustrated by Matt Phelan. Scott teaches at the Pratt Institute.