Linde Faas (b. 1985) graduated cum laude from the art academy and works as a cartoon animator, artist and illustrator. Faas illustrated many books of different authors, Dutch and international. In 2018 she published her first own picturebook Ik neem je mee (Come with me), followed by De jongen en de walvis (The boy and the whale) in 2019. She lives in Northern Norway, where she finds her inspiration in the wild nature of the arctic north.