Anke Eißmann is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer living and working in Germany. Since studying Visual Communication at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, and Graphic Design at Colchester Institute in Colchester, UK, she has worked for a number of international publishers. Publications featuring her art include books on Greek mythology, fairytales and ghost-stories, adaptations of historic tales such as Beowulf, mixes of fantasy and historical subjects such as Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series, and several children’s books.