Ali Teo and John O'Reilly are freelance New Zealand illustrators and designers who have collaborated on several award-winning children’s books, including Tahi - One Lucky Kiwi (with Melanie Drewery), Kiss! Kiss! Yuck! Yuck!, Duck’s Stuck and Melu (all with Kyle Mewburn). They live in Papamoa Beach with their son Tiger and quite a few rescued animals including (at the moment) two dogs, eight chickens and nine goldfish.