Kjell Aukrust was a Norwegian artist of humorous comics, as well as an author and poet. He created the navy soldier 'n' Albert' in Mannskapsavisa in 1951. In the 1960s, he contributed to Ragnar Pedersen's crazy humor magazine KOnK. His humour varied from crazy-comical to subtle observations.
He is also known for the chronicles of his childhood in Alvdal in the books 'Simen', 'Bonden' and 'Bror Min'. He created the fictional Norwegian village of Flåklypa and its cast of idiosyncratic characters, that was the basis of Norway first full-length animation film, 'Flåklypa Grand Prix (1975).