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Britta Teckentrup - Author

About the Author

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 a nomination for the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis and two Special Mention 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.

Britta has been invited to give workshops at The Edinburgh Book Festival, Hay Festival, Bath Festival and Ilustratour and her fine art work has been frequently exhibited at her London gallery and at art fairs all over the world. You can listen to an interview on Deutschlandfunk here.

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.

Follow Britta on Instagram here.

 

 

Books by Britta Teckentrup

LoveReading
LoveReading4Kids
LoveReading4Schools