Marika Maijala lives and works in Helsinki. Her books have been published in many countries, including the United States, Germany, France, Japan and Korea. Marika has received prestigious Finnish prizes, has been selected for the AOI World Illustration Awards and the White Ravens. She is one of the candidates for the ALMA prize and her work has been selected for the Illustrator’s exhibition in Bologna twice, in 2019 for the illustrations from her debut as a writer, Rosie Runs (Etana Editions). Marika’s illustrations convey a rare creative freedom and joy, she is able to switch between different techniques, still maintaining her distinctive, playfull yet sophisticated touch.
Books by Marika Maijala