Diane Dawson Hearn is a children's author and illustrator who served as character designer/production designer for The Tale of the Bunny Picnic. She designed all of the principal characters and created Bean Bunny in the process, and illustrated the accompanying storybook.
Dawson Hearn also worked on many Fraggle Rock books and the occasional Sesame Street project. Her non-Muppet accomplishments include illustrating several Western Publishing titles. As a solo author/illustrator. she penned the 1999 book Dad's Dinosaur Days, which received a Children's Choice Award.
- The Doozer Disaster
- Fraggle Countdown
- The Tale of the Bunny Picnic
- Gobo and the River
- Bert and the Broken Teapot
- Sesame Street Magazine (1988-1992)
- Muppet Babies' Mother Goose