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Nakisa Nooraee writes both fiction and non-fiction picture books and middle grades. Characters of her non-fictions are not only famous scientists but also people how changed their society. In her fictional picture books, she focuses on Iranian culture with a universal theme behind.  

Nakisa was born and lived in Iran until she completed her MS.c. in astronomy. To pursue her education in astrophysics,  she immigrated to Dublin, Ireland, where her heart feels at home.

Now, she lives with her husband and her son in Munich, Germany, while working as a data scientist. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and 12×12 Picture Book Challenge.