Christina Rodriguez

Christina Rodriguez is an award-winning children’s book illustrator. Born overseas to multicultural parents, she grew up in an Air Force family, moving from place to place. Christina loved to draw and paint. She was awarded a generous scholarship to the Rhode Island School of Design where she earned a fine arts degree in illustration.

She drew on her experiences growing up in a military family to bring a range of emotions into her Coloring My Military Life—Book 1 coloring book pages as well as her paintings for the award-winning picture book The Wishing Tree and her illustrated activities in My Dad’s Deployment and My Mom’s Deployment.

In her spare time, Christina enjoys cooking authentic Mexican cuisine, volunteering, hula-hooping, and being outdoors. She and her husband live with their dog in historic Providence, Rhode Island.

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