About the author
Riikka Jantti is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author who has created art for both nonfiction and fairy tale books for children. Beyond Finland her works have been published in Swedish, Danish, Japanese and Chinese. In her illustrations she uses pen and ink as well as watercolor and gouache. In 2009 Jantti won the first ever Tieto-Lauri, an award for children's and juvenile non-fiction, for her illustrations in Viidakkotanssi (Jungle Dance).