Folkert Oldersma (1951, Leeuwarden) was employed as a teacher in primary and secondary education. He was also already been working as a writer. For the education sector, he wrote textbooks in the fields of research and highly giftedness, an educational series for toddlers and, together with other authors, teaching methods. He also wrote scenarios for television and theater. The arrival of grandchildren in his life, flourished an old love. Since then he has not only been telling stories, but also writing them down.