Timo Parvela (b. 1964) is a finish author and a former primary school teacher. He is the writer of Kepler62, Ella, Pate and Maunz und Wuff and many other familiar children’s books. Timo has written over 100 books which have been translated into almost 40 different languages. He has received the most important children’s and youth literature prizes in Finland. His books have been adapted into plays and movies.