David Ling is a publisher of both adult and children's books. He created the Duck Creek Press imprint in 2010 and is also the author Why Do Cats Have Tails? illustrated by Stephanie Thatcher and Our Dad, illustrated by Nicky Sievert. Nikki Slade Robinson has illustrated over sixty children's books and readers, and is also the author of many of those. Her The little Kiwi's Matariki, was winner of the Best Picture Book at the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children & Young Adults and she is also the author and illustrator of the internationally acclaimed Muddle & Mo series.