Marian Potterwrote the classic Little Golden Book The Little Red Caboose, published in 1953. It has never been out of print. Tibor Gergely was born in Hungary in 1900 and emigrated to the US in 1939. He went on to become one of the most prolific early illustrators of Little Golden Books. His classics include Tootle, The Little Red Caboose, and Scuffy the Tugboat. He died in 1978.