Author of the Month - Britta Teckentrup

November 2019

Britta Teckentrup is an award-winning illustrator, author and fine artist. She was born in Hamburg and grew up in a city called Wuppertal. Britta is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for children, including the bestselling 'The Memory Tree', 'The Odd One Out', 'Tree & Bee' and 'Grumpy Cat', which was selected by the Booktrust's Bookstart scheme - 250,000 copies to be distributed to families throughout the UK.

Since 1993, Britta was written and illustrated over 100 children's picture books which have been translated into 25 different languages. After 17 years in the UK - Brita now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish husband, son Vincent and their old cat Oskar.

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