Annie Kubler was born in 1960, in the north east of France, in a mountainous area called the Vosges, where she spent her childhood.
After gaining a National Diploma in Visual Communication. at the School of Decorative Arts in Strasbourg, with a specialisation in children’s illustration, she moved to England in 1985. She joined the Child’s Play team having been offered a job by publisher Michael Twinn, owner and founder of Child’s Play.
For the past 20 years she has been art director of Child’s Play, while illustrating many children’s titles, including Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes (winner of the Sainsbury’s Baby Book Award in 2002).