Dieter Braun is a freelance illustrator and children's book author from Hamburg, Germany. He studied Communciation Design at the Folkwangschule in Essen. Clients include International publications like Time Magazine, The New York Times, stern, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, Elle and Glamour. His recent book, Wild Animals of the North, was shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal in 2017. The illustrations for the anniversary edition of Momo by Michael Ende are among his most recent work.