Bert has been preparing for this for a long time. He is ready. Mentally and physically. But before he takes the plunge, he might need a bit of encouragement from his friends. You can do it, Bert!
Ole Konnecke was born in 1961 and spent his childhood in Sweden. He now works as a freelance illustrator in Hamburg, Germany. He has won the Jugendbucher prize for children's illustration 2004 and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth literature prize) 2005.