Kyle Mewburn hails from Brisbane originally, but now lives in Millers Flat, Central Otago and has written a number of picture books for Scholastic including the award-winning Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck!, and the 2010 NZ Post Children's Book of the Year, Old Hu-Hu. Ingrid Berzins lives on Waiheke Island and her previous picture book was done with fellow Waiheke resident, Mark Sommerset, The Silliest Dream.