Winner of New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Children's Choice 2010 and Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2010. Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Picture Book 2010 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Children's Book 2010 and LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Russell Clark Award 2010.
Singer/songwriter Craig Smith performs at gigs around the South Island. He has lived in Australia for 4 years and Vietnam for 6 years, and says Spike Milligan and his Mum are his greatest influences. Katz Cowley is a British-born illustrator. Katz has a degree in illustration from the University of Northumbria. She spent a year and a half travelling around SE Asia and living in Australia before arriving in NZ in 2000, where she has been ever since.