Béatrice Rodriguez was born in 1969 and lives in a little town in the French Department Nièvre. She studied Art in Strasbourg and today works as a freelance illustrator for many renowned publishing houses, e.g. Actes Sud Junior, Lito, Bayard, Milan and Nathan. Her picture book The Chicken Thief was a great success in Germany and other countries. More information under www.beatricerodriguez.com