Peter Viska began his career as a cartoonist and created children's pages for newspapers around Australia. Later he turned to books and illustrated the bestselling Far Out, Brussel Sprout! series. He then established an animation company (VISKATOONS) and created Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers. He has illustrated three of the most popular Puffin Aussie Bites: The Lenski Kids and Dracula, Hello World It's Me and No Place For Grubbs. His first book as author and illustrator was Dan Dann - The Dunnyman (2004). His most recent book for children is The Greeblies (2006). Peter lives in Melbourne.