Alice Pantermuller has written several books including Linni McLeft, which was selected as the Book of the Month by the German Academy of Children's and Teen Literature in Volkach. She lives in northern Germany. As a child, Daniela Kohl earned the money for her school lunch with little drawings she sold to members of her family. In 1994 she attended art school and also studied communication design at the Munich Technical College. Since 2001 she has been working as a freelance illustrator and graphics designer. She lives with her partner, dog and turtle in Munich, overlooking the roofs of the city.