Marjolein Bastin (b. 1943 in Loenen Aan de Vecht) is a Dutch noted nature artist, writer, children's author and illustrator. She studied at the academy of Arts in Amhem where she met and married her husband, Gaston. Marjolein and Gaston have a daughter, Sanna (b.1973) and a son, Mischa (b. 1974).