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. British-born illustrator Katz Cowley is a painter, assemblage sculptor, singer and passionate facilitator of creativity workshops for all ages and levels from the petrified and the inquisitive to the outrageously playful. Formerly a resident of Christchurch, she moved to Marysville, Vic, Australia, following the February quake.