Katrin Stangl studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig. She has received several prizes for her multidisciplinary work. One of her best-known books is “Stark wie ein Bär” (“Strong as a Bear”, Topipittori), for which Katrin has received several awards and recognitions. This publication stands out in children’s literature for using colourful illustrations (which were made only with four colours) to portray the qualities of various animals. Katrin’s work can also be founds in different books including “Bonjour Tristesse”, “Bienvenue au zoo de Kaboul”, “Die Räuber von Toulouse”. She also produced the illustrations for the popular story “The Musicians of Bremen”; the history of the dogs that went to the space “Belka und Strelka im All” and “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury. She also teaches drawing at the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen.