illustration by Britta Teckentrup
and all the strange noises are making him a little bit jumpy. Help Felix find a safe place —
and perhaps a special someone — so he can nod off for a peaceful sleep. -- Candlewick Press
Nosy Crow/Candlewick Press
4 yrs - 6 yrs
Preschool - Grade 1
Britta Teckentrup is an award winning illustrator, author and fine artist.
She was born in Hamburg and grew up in a city called Wuppertal.
She moved to London in 1988 to study illustration and fine art at St Martin's College
and the Royal College of Art.
Her awards include a nomination for the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis and a
Special Mention at the Bologna Ragazzi Award for 'Alle Wetter' and 'The Egg'.
'Don't Wake Up Tiger' was Dutch picture book of the year 2018 and 'Under the Same Sky'
on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Award.
Britta has written and illustrated over 100 children's picture books which have
been translated into over 25 different languages.
After 17 years in the UK - Britta now lives and works in Berlin with her Scottish
husband and their son Vincent.
is the author of more than seventy books for young children, including Who Woke the Baby?, I Saw Anaconda, Neon Leon, and Firefly Home. She enjoys visiting schools and loves animals, country walks, fossil hunts, meeting up with her sons and their families in the U.K. and U.S., and having fun with her grandchildren. Jane Clarke lives in Kent, England. --Candlewick Press