Author & Illustrator

Melissa Castrillón

Biography

Melissa Castrillón is a freelance illustrator currently based in Cambridge, England. She grew up in a small town called Hitchin and moved to Cambridge eight years ago, where she earned a First class Honors Degree in illustration. In 2014 she earned a Master’s Degree in children’s book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She is the illustrator of If I Had a Little Dream and Yellow Kayak, and the author-illustrator of The Balcony.

The Balcony
Yellow Kayak
If I Had a Little Dream
Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms
The Balcony
Yellow Kayak
If I Had a Little Dream
Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms

Books by Melissa Castrillón

    If I Had a Little Dream
    Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillón
    Yellow Kayak
    Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillón
    The Balcony
    Melissa Castrillón
    Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms
    Katherine Rundell, Melissa Castrillón

Book Stats

1
Authored
4
Illustrated
2
Collaborators

All Melissa Castrillón Books

YearTitleAuthorPages
2019The BalconyMelissa Castrillón48
2018Yellow KayakNina Laden32
2017If I Had a Little DreamNina Laden32
2016Cartwheeling in ThunderstormsKatherine Rundell272

Collaborators

Nina Laden
Katherine Rundell

Book Dedications by Melissa Castrillón

  • For Lizzy, the best art director and friend across the seas! Thank you for your endless passion, guidance, and support.
    Yellow Kayak