Tinka Bačič (1975) graduated and obtained a PhD in biology from the Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana. She loves writing short, yet realistic stories from the life of modern children, and sometimes writes songs, fairy tales, picture books or puzzles. She has been a permanent colleague of Ciciban and Cicido. Years ago, her fairy tale Moj prijatelj zmaj (My friend dragon) was published in a collection Čebelica (Bee). Besides belletristic texts she likes to write popular articles about nature and publishes them in Moj planet (My Planet), which is a Slovene magazine. She likes to read, observe, narrate and teach.