Brian Falkner is the award-winning author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Tomorrow Code, which was shortlisted for the New Zealand Post Book Award and the Esther Glen Award at the LIANZA Awards. His book Brainjack won the New Zealand Post Book Award and the 2010 Sir Julius Vogel Award. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Donovan Bixley has written and illustrated a number of books, most notably Faithfully Mozart, which was a finalist in the Montana New Zealand Book Awards. He lives in Taupo, New Zealand with his wife and three daughters.