Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan is a distinguished scientist and palaeobiologist. She holds a PhD from Wits, is a Fellow of UCT, and president of the Association of South African Women in Science and Engineering. In 2005, she received the 'Distinguished Woman in Science' award from the Department of Science and Technology. She is widely published in academic journals and popular media. This is her first children's book. Luis Rey is an illustrator, painter, sculptor and author. A full-time palaeo-artist, his digital paintings of dinosaurs have appeared in many publications and his work has been featured in exhibitions in the USA and UK. Of Spanish-Mexican heritage, he lives and works in London.