Robert J. Blake

Robert J. Blake is the author and illustrator of numerous award-winning books for children, including Togo, Painter and Ugly, Carousel Cat, and Akiak: A Tale from the Iditarod. His awards include the Texas Bluebonnet Award, Irma S. Black Award, Washington Children’s Choice Award, Young Hoosier Award, and American Library Notable Book, among others. He studied at the Paier College of Art, Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris, and Art Student’s League of New York. His work can be seen at his website: www.robertjblake.com.