Kyle Mewburn has written a diverse range of picture books for Scholastic including the award-winning Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck!, the 2010 NZ Post Children's Book of the Year, Old Hu-Hu, and the popular Dinosaur Rescue series. Taupo illustrator, Donovan Bixley, is a talented artist with a range of styles. His illustration roughs, published on the Telecom website each week, help to guide the direction of the story.