Liliane Steiner was born in 1966. She attended the graphic design course at the Schule für Gestaltung in Basel and the illustration course at the Hochschule Luzern – Design & Kunst. There she created her first picture book, for which she also wrote the text. Since then she has illustrated many picture books and instructional materials. She lives in Basel and teaches illustration and colour at the Schule für Gestaltung.