Ola Woldańska-Płocińska was born in Kalisz. She studied graphic design at the University of Arts in Poznań. Presently, she is an assistant at the Packaging Design Workshops at the University of Arts in Poznań. She lives and works in Poznań. She illustrates and designs posters and books, not only for children. So far, several books illustrated by her have been published, including a few books of her authorship. Her favourite things to draw are food and piglets.