Tarō Gomi(五味 太郎,Gomi Tarō?, born in Tokyo, August 20, 1945) is one of Japan's most prolific children's book illustrators and writers. He has published over 400 books in Japan and his work has been widely translated into other languages. He is a graduate of the Kuwazawa Design Institute.
Books published in English include Everyone Poops, Santa Through the Window, Where's the Fish? and The Crocodile and the Dentist.
He also provided songs for many children's shows, such as DanDanDanDan(だんだんだんだん?), written in 1987.