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Alicia Potter

Alicia Potter

  • 5 stars across 2 books
Alicia Potter is the author of two picture books: Fritz Danced the Fandango, illustrated by Ethan Long (Scholastic) and the forthcoming Mrs. Harkness and the Panda, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet (Knopf). She is a children's book reviewer for FamilyFun and holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Alicia Potter lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Born in Reykjavik, Iceland, Birgitta Sif lived in and around Scandanavia and America while growing up. She completed her BFA from Cornell University and worked as a graphic designer in New York before enrolling on Anglia Ruskin's Illustration MA course in Cambridge. Her debut picture book, Oliver, won the Icelandic Dimmalimm Prize, was endorsed by Amnesty and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Birgitta lives with her family in Sweden. Find her online at and on twitter as @birgittasif.
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