Andrus Kivirähk (1970) is an adult and children’s prose and poetry author, a playwright, topical satirist, and screenplay writer. He is the most well-known and prolific figure on Estonia’s literary scene today. He has written 12 books for children, all of which are kept in print and widely read. Kivirähk’s children’s stories are known for their rich fantasy and unique sense of humour. His writing is simple, the plots fast-paced, and the gallery of characters colourful and full of surprises.