Vicki Riske has been interested in puppetry and storytelling for many years. Vicki has her own business, We Are Puppeteers. She writes and illustrates children’s books, designs and builds custom puppets. She has written and illustrated four books, The Polka Dot Tea Party, My Teeth Are Too Big, Fishy Tales, and Los pececitos aventureros, the Spanish translation of Fishy Tales, translated by Sonia Elizabeth Urrutia de Soto. Vicki also wrote Grandma Bibi, and collaborated with local Phoenix artist Laura Best, who provided illustrations for the book.