Milja Praagman studied illustration at the AKV Sint Joost in Breda. She is a well-known illustrator, who won a Zilveren Penseel for Omdat ik je zo graag zie (2016). At the start of her career, she made illustrations for newspapers and animations for Sesamstraat, the Dutch Sesame Street. Her picture books reveal a subtle sense of humour, which also appeals to the parents who are reading them out loud. Her stories are an ode to the imagination.