Ingrid (1953) and Dieter (1947) Schubert were born in Germany. After the Academy of Design in Münster and the Academy of Art in Düsseldorf they went to the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Their first effort,There's a Crocodile Under my Bed! was an immediate success and was published in 14 countries. Now their many books for children are available in 21 languages. They are among the most famous illustrators in The Netherlands and their work has been exhibited all over the world.
This illustrating couple is extremely popular with parents and children alike because of their skill in watercolours and keen eye for witty detail.