Aleksandra Cieslak born in Częstochowa in 1981, author and illustrator. Graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw (diploma in 2006 from the Department of Graphics in the Book Design Centre), one semester at the Fine Arts Academy in Stuttgart. She paints picture-books for children and adults. She got a scholarship of the Minister for Culture – Young Poland 2011, and has been an ALMA 2016 prize nominee. She has been awarded distinction of BolognaRagazzi Award for Art Books at international children books fair.