Nicky Singer has written four novels for adults, two books of non-fiction and five works for young people. Her first children’s novel, Feather Boy, won the Blue Peter ‘Book of the Year’ Award and is published in 28 countries. It has also been adapted for TV (winning a BAFTA for Best Children’s Drama) and commissioned by the National Theatre as a musical with lyrics by Don Black and music by Debbie Wiseman. Nicky’s other novels for young people include Doll, The Innocent’s Story and GemX. She lives in Brighton with her husband and their three children.