Dim Zupan was born in Ljubljana in 1946. He studied Law at the University of Ljubljana. He published his first children's book in 1991, introducing the characters of Drekec Pekec and Pukec Smukec (Super Pooper and Farty Party) which became very popular with young readers and feature in a further four of his books. He has also published over twenty other books, including three novels and a theatre play.
In 1996 he received the Levstik Award for his books Drekec Pekec in Pukec Smukec (Super Pooper and Farty Party) and Leteči mački (Flying Cats).