Karin Gruss

Karin Gruss, born in Wuppertal, was a German teacher and bookseller and oversaw the picture book program at publishing house Peter Hammer Verlag.

She currently works as a consultant and instructor on children’s and young adult literature in Dusseldorf.

One Red Shoe is her first picture book, based on impressions of the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip, and is the first of her books to be published by Wilkins Farago.