Christian Robinson is an illustrator of picture books. In 2008, he earned a BFA in Character Animation at the California Institute of the Arts and has worked at both Pixar Studios and Sesame Street Workshop. Christian likes to blur the line between work and play and he lives in San Francisco.
Allison is a youth services librarian the Mission Viejo Library in Orange County, California, and she’s passionate about empowering kids and teens to develop a lifelong love of reading. Actively involved in professional activities, Allison manages YALSA’s young adult literature blog, The Hub, and reviews books and apps for School Library Journal.
Amy Koester is the children’s librarian at the Corporate Parkway Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District in Wentzville, Missouri. She is currently serving on the 2014 Newbery Award Committee, and she shares program plans and musings about youth services librarianship as the Show Me Librarian.