Antonis Papatheodoulou was born in 1977 in Piraeus. After studying animation he went on to work in advertising. His song, Polyvia, a Slipper that Detests Violence, won the Orchestra of Colours Children’s Song Award in 2004. His screenplay for the animated feature film Once Upon A Shelf, directed by Dimitris Patrikiou and Panagiotis Kyriakoulakos, is due out in 2009.
He is a member of the Greek Children’s Book Circle and has helped organise children’s book activities for publishers, schools, bookshops, Kids’ Fun magazine and the Greek Children’s Museum.