Maria Lebedeva is a South African illustrator working on children's books and other projects. 

Working as a freelancer in Pretoria, South Africa, she is a lover of picture books, traveling, and good coffee. She has written and illustrated her own children's book, Mu's Wolf Problem, and worked on several other projects as illustrator.

Her latest publication is Listen to Your Diddalum (written by Emily Child), which is a heart-warming tale that explores feelings for children in the most incredible way. 

Listen to Your Diddalum