The Authors

Martin Widmark

Martin Widmark

The author Martin Widmark grew up in Linköping and moved to Stockholm in the early eighties. Martin is a qualified teacher. He has extensive experience working with children in middle school and children with special needs. He has besides children’s books about Nelly Rapp and LasseMaja, written some textbooks and has been called “the children’s Agatha Christie”.

Helena Willis

Helena Willis

The illustrator Helena Willis grew up in Södermalm in Stockholm and now she lives in Tullinge. Helena has been drawing her whole life and graduated from Beckmans College in 1991. As a child she wanted to be a ballet dancer or private investigator, and used to creep around on Mariaberget with her friends looking for clues. Helena is now one of Sweden’s foremost children’s book illustrators.