Lorenz Pauli was born in Bern in 1967. He was educated as a banker, an adult educator, and a kindergarten teacher. He lives with his partner in Bern and is the father of two teenagers. Since 2013 Pauli has been an independent writer and storyteller. In the last twenty-five years he has published around forty children’s books, some of them together with the illustrator Kathrin Schärer.