Author & Illustrator

Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson was born in Hollywood, California, in 1986. He grew up in a small one bedroom apartment with his brother, two cousins, aunt, and grandmother. Drawing became a way to make space for himself and to create the kind of world he wanted to see. He studied animation at The California Institute of the Arts and would later work with the Sesame Street Workshop and Pixar Animation Studios before becoming an illustrator of books for children. His books include Gaston and Antoinette, written by Kelly DiPucchio, and the #1 New York Times bestseller Last Stop on Market Street, written by Matt de la Peña, which was awarded the Caldecott Honor, the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, and the Newbery Medal. He presently lives in Northern California with his rescue greyhound Baldwin and several houseplants. He looks forward to one day seeing the Aurora Borealis. Visit him online at TheArtofFun.com.

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"About" from Simon & Schuster website

board Books

Rain! book
Rain!

picture Books

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Antoinette book
Antoinette
The Dead Bird book
The Dead Bird
Leo: A Ghost Story book
Leo: A Ghost Story
Last Stop on Market Street book
Last Stop on Market Street
Gaston book
Gaston
Josephine book
Josephine
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade book
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade

Collaborators

Margaret Wise Brown
Margaret Wise Brown
Kelly DiPucchio
Kelly DiPucchio
Patricia Hruby Powell
Patricia Hruby Powell
Matt De La Pena
Matt De La Pena
Linda Ashman
Linda Ashman
Mac Barnett
Mac Barnett
Justin Roberts
Justin Roberts
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