Sana Isto is a Finnish children’s and YA author living in Berlin. Before becoming a writer, she worked and looked after her children in Berlin and had also worked at a hotel in London and a bank in Stockholm. She has translated books and film subtitles into Finnish and worked at festivals, at an art gallery, for an export company and as a research assistant. She has babysat children in Paris and zoomed along basement stacks in a university library. She’s particularly proud that there are hundreds and hundreds of trees she planted growing in Finland’s forests.