After completing her studies in Product Graphic Design in Muenster, Jutta Buecker moved to Hamburg to study Illustration with Ruediger Stoye. She received a number of awards, among them the Austrian Children’s and Adolescents’ Book Award. Her works are well known internationally; many of her books have been translated into over 20 languages, as has her best seller “Rosalie and Truffle”. Jutta Buecker is an environmental activist with the C2C group and is engaged in topics such as social exclusion and ‘otherness’. She lives in Hamburg with her daughter.