Brita Granström was born in Sweden in 1969. She is a painter and illustrator living and working in Great Britain. She studied Art at Orebro Art School and University College of Art & Design (Stockholm). She has won many awards such as the English Association Award in 2005, 2008 and 2011. She is widely known for her 20 year-teamwork with her partner, the author and illustrator Mick Manning.