Beatrice Alemagna was born in Bologna, Italy in 1973. After achieving a degree in graphic design in the I.S.I.A school, she won the first prize in an illustration contest “Figures futures” at the Montreux book fair, in Paris in 1996, along with prizes Attention Talent-Fnac (in 2000). She has published about fifteen comic books as a writer/illustrator, with Seuil, Autrement jeunesse and Gallimard jeunesse but also with Didier Jeunesse, Rue du Monde and Thierry Magnier.