Slavko Pregl is a children's author, publisher and editor. Alongside children's literature, he occasionally produces a book for adults. His books were adapted into two television series and some cartoons. His work won him many awards: Grand prix Aleko on an international course in Sophia (2003), the Levstik awars in 1978, the Večernica award in 2005, the Desetnica award in 2005. In 2008 he received the Schwenter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Publishing.