Robert Sabuda Author

Robert James Sabuda (born March 8, 1965) is a leading children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His recent books, such as those describing the stories of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland, have been well received and critically acclaimed. Sabuda was born in Pinckney, Michigan. He was skilled as an artist from a very young age, and attended the Pratt Institute in New York City. His specific interest in 3-D paper engineering (i.e., pop-up books) was sparked by a book he received that was illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta. 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", in 1987. Wide recognition only came his way after he started designing pop-up books for children in 1994. Sabuda has experimented with modes of illustration in a conventionally conservative genre, using techniques including: Sabuda presently works from his studio in New York City and is involved in a wide variety of projects that involve movable paper.

Personal details

Date of birth
March 8th, 1965
United States of America


1. Pratt Institute Colleges/University

Pratt Institute is a private art college in New York City located in Brooklyn, New York, with satellite campuses in Manhattan and Utica. Pratt is one of the leading undergraduate art schools in the United States and offers programs in Architecture, Graphic Design, History of Art and Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Digital Arts, Creative Writing, Library and Information Science, and other areas. Pratt is named one of the best design schools in the world by Bloomberg Businessweek and a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of 36 leading private art schools in the United States.

Institution info

Type Private school
2012. 97.6 mil. $
2010. 73.6 mil. $
Institution colors
200 Willoughby Ave, 11205 - New York City, New York
2013. 3,149
2010. 2,961
2009. 3,180
2013. 1,478
2010. 1,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 66.96 %
2010. 65.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 42.9 K $
2010. 35.4 K $
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Written work

1.Saint Valentine

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1999. by Tandem Library


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