Milja Praagman (b. 1971) is a celebrated illustrator and writer, whose fresh and distinctive graphic style results in colourful and naive pictures. She won numerous awards, including a Zilveren Penseel for Omdat ik je zo graag zie (2016) and Prentenboek van het jaar (2013). Her texts 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.