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Christian Robinson

About Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson is illustrator of the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Picture Book Honor book When's My Birthday?

When’s My Birthday?: Illustrator Christian Robinson’s 2018 BGHB Picture Book Honor Speech

When’s My Birthday? is a book about the joy, excitement, and anticipation a child feels around their birthday. When working on the book I did a lot of reflecting on my own childhood, and I was reminded that there was a lot of sadness, especially around birthdays. To quote the rapper Biggie Smalls, “Birthdays was […]

Josephine: Illustrator Christian Robinson’s 2014 BGHB NF Honor Speech

Thank you to the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee for this incredible honor. If I were to speak truthfully, I would have to say that I’ve already received the greatest honor and privilege when I was first given the opportunity to share the story of Josephine through illustrations of my own. Josephine is one of […]