An award-winning author of over two hundred publications, Diana Noonan's writing has included early literacy material, young adult novels, picture books, non-fiction, poetry, radio stories, television material, feature film treatments, and short film scripts. She lives in South Otago. Her picture book Quaky Cat, written in response to the Christchurch earthquake, has earned over $150,000 for Christchurch charities. Before becoming a freelance illustrator Elizabeth Fuller worked as a Designer in television and advertising. She lives in Clevedon, South Auckland, where she continues to illustrate for the international market. Gardening and photography are two of Liz's pursuits when not illustrating.