Marija Smirnovaitė is an award-winning children book illustrator, ceramic artist and designer living and working in Lithuania. She has cooperated with various Lithuanian and European childern book publishing houses and has wide variety of clients in the illustration industry. She has already illustrated over thirty diferent titles of children book. In 2012 her children book illustrations were awarded by IBBY organization. In 2013 she got award of the Best children book of Lithuania. In 2014 her illustrations have been selected for the Illustrators’ Exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy). Few books illustrated by her were also translated and published in Slovenia, Poland, and China.