Tom Schoonooghe (1973) grew up near Antwerp, Belgium. After graduating fromSint-Lucas School of Arts Antwerp he started to make children’s books. With the first one ‘Houd de dief!’, in 2001, he won the Boekenpluim award. Many of his illustrated children’s books (4-12 years) are translated in Japanese, South Korean, Turkish, Danish and German. His tiny moving figures can be seen on walls, in decorations, scenography, magazines, on posters, sites and in animations. They were also used for Belgian tv-channels Ketnet and Kazoom. Tom illustrated live on screen.