Britta Teckentrup

Britta Teckentrup is an award winning illustrator, author and fine artist. She was born in Hamburg and grew up in a city called Wuppertal. She moved to London in 1988 to study illustration and fine art at St Martin's College and the Royal College of Art. Her awards include two Special Mentions at the Bologna Ragazzi Award for Alle Wetter and The Egg. Don't Wake Up Tiger was Dutch picture book of the year 2018 and Under the Same Sky on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Award. Since 1993 Britta has written and illustrated over 100 picture books which have been translated into 25 different languages. After 17 years in the UK - Britta now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish husband and their son Vincent.