The Big Day
Robert Casilla was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, to parents from Puerto Rico. He received a bachelor of fine arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Robert has illustrated over 30 children’s books, including picture book biographies and multicultural titles. He won a Pura Belpré Honor Award for First Day in Grapes. The Big Day is his first book for Star Bright Books. Robert lives and works from his home in New Fairfield, Connecticut, with his wife, Carmen.