Photo by Ola Kjellbye
Sara Lundberg was born in Sweden in 1971. She was educated at McDaniel College, USA, and at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm.
Sara has illustrated more than 30 children's books. Her work has been recognised with multiple awards and scholarships. She is one of very few Swedish authors to have received the prestigious August Prize for the Best Swedish Children’s Book of the Year twice. The Bird Within Me took the prize home in 2017.
She was among the 31 illustrators that represented Sweden at the Bologna International Children’s Book Fair in 2013.