Robert Sabuda: Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau

Robert Sabuda

Bestselling Children's Book Creator, Leading Pop-Up Book Artist, & Paper Engineer

Robert Sabuda is a #1 New York Times best-selling children’s book creator, leading children’s pop-up book artist, and paper engineer. He began his career after graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Pratt Institute in New York City. His interest in children's book illustration began with an internship at Dial Books for Young Readers while attending the Pratt Institute. Initially working as a package designer, he illustrated his first children's book series, of "Bulky Board Books." He enjoyed wide recognition after he started designing pop-up books for children.

Sabuda’s recent books, such as those depicting the stories of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Peter Pan have received wide popular and critical acclaim. He is a two-time recipient of the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award and has over five million books in print. He is the co-creator of the Encyclopedia Prehistorica pop-up trilogy, which has been translated into over 25 languages worldwide.

Sabuda appears regularly on the television programs The Today Show, Good Morning America and Martha Stewart where he shares his enthusiasm for creativity, children’s book art and literature. He has also been an associate professor at Pratt, where he began a program in Paper Engineering that continues to encourage the next generation of paper artists.

Sabuda lives and works in New York.

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