Kelly Winney is a primary school teacher with a Doctor of Education in Reading, Language and Literature. She is married with three young children; and fell in love with New Zealand when she first came here in 1998. Kelly wrote these poems to accompany her friend Angie's beautiful art. Kelly believes in the power of reading with children to enrich their worlds and support their development, so she hopes children and adults will enjoy reading this book together. Established artist Angie Dennis lives in Auckland with her husband and two children, Chloe and Thomas. Angie's passion with New Zealand nature, wildlife, and Kiwi way of life is evident in her works of art. Angie hand drew these letters of the alphabet to capture the essence of New Zealand in a fun and engaging way, appealing to both adults and children.