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.

Most Popular Melissa Castrillón Books

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms
If I Had a Little Dream book
5.8
picture book
If I Had a Little Dream
Yellow Kayak book
5.4
bravery · adventure · friendship · whales · leaving home · home · the ocean · boats
Yellow Kayak
picture book
The Balcony

All Melissa Castrillón Books

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

Personal Info

Books Stats

1Authored & Illustrated
3Illustrated

Most Recent Book

picture book
The Balcony

Highest Rated Book

If I Had a Little Dream book
5.8
picture book
If I Had a Little Dream