Dubravka studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design in the USA and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia, where she got a degree in a painting. She published her first book in the USA at the age of eighteen. Since then, Dubravka has devoted herself to children's book illustration. She is very proud of her long-standing collaboration with UNICEF, for which she has designed more then 80 cards and posters. Her books have featured on CBeebies Bedtime Hour. Dubravka's work was recognized by a prize by the Oshima Museum of Children's Picture Books in Japan. Her illustration work has also been recognized with awards and printed by 3x3, a magazine of contemporary illustrations. For years, she has volunteered in projects for the protection of the environment and animals throughout the world. All her travels and time spent in wonderful parts of the globe, such as the Amazon rainforest, African Savannah, Borneo, the Galapagos Islands, remote Pacific coral reefs, the Arctic and Antarctica are a constant source of inspiration.
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