Nikki Sheehan is the youngest daughter of a rocket scientist. She achieved a first class degree in Linguistics and worked as a subtitler on Coronation Street and The Simpsons. She later studied Developmental Psychology and Journalism and continues to work as a freelance journalist and copywriter, specialising in parenting features. In addition, Nikki is also one of three organisers of Brighton Rocks Books, the first mini festival of children's writing in the area. Nikki is the author of 'Swan Boy' and 'Who Framed Klaris Cliff?', both receiving critical acclaim. Nikki has three children and is also a story mentor with Little Green Pig (Ministry of Stories) helping children to access their creativity.