Mariken Jongman

Mariken Jongman writes songs and performs plays for young people, which she takes on tour around schools and theatres. In 2005, she made her debut as a children’s writer with Rits. In 2008, Jongman published her first picture book: Wasbeer en Otter redden een rups (Raccoon and Otter Save a Caterpillar), illustrated by Irene Goede. Big Little Whale is her first picture book with Yoko Heiligers.