Brita Granstrom was born in 1969 in Eskilstuna, Sweden. She is an award winning artist and illustrator who now lives in Great Britain. Brita studied Graphic Design and illustrations at Konstfack, Sweden’s National School of Art and Design. She has won several prizes for he books including the Smarties Book Prize Silver Award for "The Wold’s Full of Babies" and the TES Junior Information Book Award for "What’s Under the Bed?" She is also known for her collaborations with her husband, writer and illustrator Mick Manning. A prolific team, Brita and Mick have produced picture books for young readers as well as nonfiction titles such as the Fly on the Wall Series.