Peter Carnavas writes and illustrates books for children. His first book, Jessica’s Box, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the CBCA Crichton Award for Emerging Illustrators. He has since created many books, including Last Tree in the City, The Children Who Loved Books and Blue Whale Blues, winner of the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award. He has recently illustrated Damon Young’s series of humorous picture books that celebrate family diversity, including My Nanna is a Ninja and My Brother is a Beast. His latest book is The Elephant, a novel about a girl who tries to cheer up her father by chasing away an elephant that nobody else can see.