Daniela Stamatiadi is a graduate of the Athens School of Fine Art. She works in Athens Greece as a painter, illustrator and visual arts teacher in private colleges. She has been a freelance children's book illustrator since 2000, resulting in more that 100 books. In 2010 she received the Greek IBBY award and in 2012 the EBGE praise for her illustrations. She was also invited to represent Greece at Salon Du Livre 2012 in Paris. Daniela has taken part in numerous painting and illustration exhibitions both in Greece and abroad. Since 2010 she is cooperating with the Frissiras Gallery and the Frissiras Museum in Athens. In 2013 she received two EBGE praises and she was also granted with an Andersen award nomination.