Tanneke Wigersma is a newcomer to Dutch children’s literature. She received rave reviews for her picture book debut Een konijnendenkplek. Wigersma was born in 1972 and went to art academy in Kampen, where she learned to illustrate – and how! The illustrations from Een konijnendenkplek were exhibited in De Kunsthal in Rotterdam in summer 2003. With Eight Days with Angel Wigersma has also proved that she can write well.