Children's Book Author/Illustrator

About Me

My Work


Ruining giraffes. Escaping hot lava. Dancing alligators. Whisper tickles and whisker tickles. Yellow umbrellas. The Statue of Liberty as a toddler. These are just a few of the fun and engaging topics tackled by Chris Robertson in the wide array of his children's picture books.

With an extensive career in both animation and children's literature, Chris uses his strengths as a story artist to his benefit when he's writing and illustrating picture books. He has been published by Simon & Schuster, Random House, Scholastic, Chronicle Books, Bloomsbury, Sterling, and Xist Publishing.

Chris's whimsical cartoon style feels light-hearted and carefree which seems to perfectly match his humorous writing style. 

He lives in Pasadena with his wife and three boys.


His latest  book, "If I Didn't Have You" by Alan Katz launched in April 2018 from Simon & Schuster. 

His first Little Golden Book, "The Tickle Book"  by Heidi Kilgras    debuted in May 2017 while  "Giraffes Ruin Everything" by Heidi  Schulz from Bloomsbury Publishing and "Where Do Pants Go? by Rebecca Van Slyke from Sterling  both debuted in Spring '16. 


Chris was recently interviewed by Nick Patton on Nick's "Picturebooking" podcast where Chris gave an in depth view on how he broke into the field of Children's Literature.