Maja Säfström

Maja Säfström is the New York Times bestselling illustrator and author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts. Maja’s witty and relatable style has won her an engaged international following on social media, widespread critical acclaim, and multiple awards. Maja says of her charming illustrations, “I think the speech bubbles are a very important part of my work. I love combining text with drawings. I often experience something in life and make a drawing of that.”

Maja is a full-time illustrator and runs her own studio/shop in central Stockholm. Learn more at and follow her on Instagram.