Laura Ljungkvist was born, raised, educated (Grundis/RMI-Gerghs) and started her career in Sweden. As a free-lance illustrator she worked with a variety of clients in many different fields in Stockholm. In 1993 Laura moved to New York City where she quickly established herself and found work doing illustrations for high-end department stores, magazines and newspapers. Design firms and advertising agencies hired her for their clients in fields ranging from fashion to finance. Laura entered a new phase in her career when her first children’s book was published in 2001, followed by many more and products for children and adults. She still loves New York and now lives in Brooklyn with her husband, daughter and dog, Lola.
I Love Vincent is Laura’s third book with POW! Kids Books. Her first, A Line Can Be, was published in 2015.