Eirlys Hunter teaches children's writing at the IIML at Victoria
University in Wellington. She has written six previous children's
books as well as a novel and short stories for adults.
As an illustrator, writer and creator of comics, Kirsten Slade uses a variety of traditional and digital media techniques to tell her own and others' stories. Born in Liverpool, England and an immigrant three times over, Kirsten now makes her home in Wellington, New Zealand. She has a BA in Printmaking from American University in Washington, DC.