Tamara Bach was born in 1976 in Limburg an der Lahn in Germany and studied to become a teacher of English and German. Her very first book won several awards. This was followed by more books and more awards, including the Catholic Children’s and Youth Book Prize in 2013. In 2014, “Marian Images” was listed in the International Youth Library’s selection of Children’s and Youth Literature, “The White Ravens”. Tamara Bach’s novel “Fourteen” was nominated in two categories for the German Children’s Literature Award.