Marian Potter wrote 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.