Leonard Erlbruch, born in Wuppertal in 1984, studied illustration at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig. While still a student, he illustrated several children’s books, including Grandfather and the Wolves (Carl Hanser Verlag). Since graduating in 2013, he has worked as a freelance illustrator. Leonard Erlbruch’s Kinderzimmerkalender (Children’s Bedroom Calendar) has been published annually by Peter Hammer Verlag since 2018. The illustrator lives with his family in Leipzig.