Jenny Kempe (b.1975) grew up in Sweden where she studied English and Philosophy at Lund University and worked as freelance writer and columnist for various newspapers. After pursuing a publishing career in Copenhagen and London, she turned to writing and drawing full-time in 2008.

  Jenny Kempe’s books have sold over half a million copies and been translated to 19 different languages, including Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Dutch, Romanian,  Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese and Faroese.

Jenny’s latest book (words and illustrations) is the motivational keep-sake book You will Go Far, published by Andrews McMeel (USA) in 2015.



  1. 1.Stjernestøv (Forlaget Corto, 2016)

  2. 2.You Will Go Far (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2015)

  3. 3.Beautiful Daughter, US edition (Blue Mountain Arts, 2014)

  4. 4.The Little Book of Divas (Summersdale Publishers, 2013)

  5. 5.Beautiful Daughter, UK edition (Exley Publications, 2012)

  6. 6.Beautiful Baby (Exley Publications, 2012)

  7. 7.Happy Birthday (Exley Publications, 2011)

  8. 8.My Sister (Exley Publications, 2011)

  9. 9.The Little Book of Broken Hearts (Exley Publications, 2010)

  10. 10. Best Friends (Exley Publications, 2010)

  11. 11. My Dad, My Hero (Exley Publications, 2010)

  12. 12. Thank you Mum (Exley Publications, 2010)

  13. 13. Have a Perfect Day (Exley Publications, 2010)

  14. 14. Stay Calm (Exley Publications, 2010)

  15. 15. I’ve Got a Crush on You (Exley Publications, 2010)

  16. 16. Amazing Love (Exley Publications, 2009)

  17. 17. Just a Love Story (Exley Publications, 2009)

name  Jenny Kempe

location  London and Stockholm

job  Illustrator

STYLE Line drawing. (Cute, naive, whimsical)