Juliette MacIver is a Wellington-based author and mother of four. She majored in Linguistics at Victoria University and has a diploma in teaching English. Juliette is the author of a number of picture books and junior chapter books: her picture book Marmaduke Duck and the Marmalade Jam was a finalist at the 2011 NZ Post Children's Book Awards. Juliette's love of language is evident in her stories. Jenny Cooper lives in Christchurch and has illustrated many picture books, including the very successful collaborations with the Topp Twins, She'll be Coming Round the Mountain, There's a Hole in My Bucket and Do Your Ears Hang Low? She has also illustrated Scholastic NZ titles Alphabet Squabble, Down in the Forest, Shut the Gate, On a Rabbit Hunt and the Pick'n'Mix anthologies. Her recent illustrated novels are Vince Ford's Scrap series.