Anna Witte is an artist, teacher and children’s book author (The Parrot Tico Tango, El fandango de Lola, Pelícano Rey, El colibrí y la lluvia and other texts for the Tikitiklip Precolombino series). A native of Germany, she grew up in Spain and lived in the United States for thirty years. Anna taught Spanish and Latin American literature at the University of Washington in Seattle before moving back to Europe. She now makes her home in Hannover, Germany, where she teaches English and German, works on bilingual children’s book manuscripts, and dreams of the Pacific Northwest.