Albertine was born in 1967 in Dardagny, in the genevoise countryside, where she currently lives. During her training, she took classes at the School of Decorative Arts and then at the Superior Visual Art School of Geneva. Since 1990, she has been a silk screen printer and illustrator. She has published around fifty books principally with La joie de lire, with her accomplice Germano Zullo, and Circus with A pas de loups. She is the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen laureate award winner.