Mylo Freeman is Dutch-American and grew up in The Hague, Holland. She attended the art-academy in Amsterdam and majored in illustration and painting. After a short career as a singer, she started illustrating again after the birth of her son David. Her first book Potty! received the prize for best toddlerbook of the year. Mylo made around 60 books up till now and the Princess Arabella series is one of her most well-known books. It has been published in at least 10 countries. It also led to an app, a theatre play, and a series of dolls.