Hedwig Munck was born in Mircovac, Yugoslavia in 1955 and she grew up in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. After gaining her Abitur, the German university-entrance diploma, she studied to become an art and maths teacher in Reutlingen and later also visual communications at Berlin’s College of Fine Arts. Since 1981, she and her husband have produced several cartoons for children’s television. In 1998, they created the cartoon series “The Little King”, which has now been broadcast successfully for ten years. Many children’s books and audioplays followed.