Peter creates picture books for children and grown-ups to enjoy. He writes simple yet poignant tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations, which combine to create layers of meaning for the reader. His books include Jessica’s Box, Last Tree in the City, The Great Expedition and The Children Who Loved Books. Peter is also the illustrator of the Mr Darcy picture book series, written by Alex Field, and My Totally Awesome Story by Pat Flynn. Peter’s work has been nominated for many awards and Peter was honoured to be a National Year of Reading Ambassador in 2012 and continues his role as a Love2Read National Ambassador in 2013. Peter lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife, two daughters and a scruffy dog that occasionally escapes.