Daniela Kohl, born in Munich in 1972, earned the money for her school lunch with little drawings she sold to members of her family. In 1994 she attended the Freie Kunstwerkstatt run by Prof. Hans Seeger and studied communication design at the Munich Technical College. Since 2001 she has been working as a freelance illustrator and graphics designer. She is the illustrator of the best selling series MY LIFE AS LOTTA (Arena Verlag), translated into more than 24 languagues and with more than 2.5 millions copies sold!
She lives with her husband, dog and turtle in Munich, overlooking the roofs of the city.