Helen is a children’s author based in Swansea. Her picture books have been translated into 27 languages and shortlisted for various national awards. The Snatchabook won the Oldham Brilliant Book Award 2014 and The Knight Who Wouldn’t Fight won the Bae Baglan Award 2017, both voted for by school children. Helen often collaborates with her husband, the illustrator and author Thomas Docherty. The Screen Thief is their latest book together.
Helen worked for many years as a language teacher before turning her gift with words to writing for children. She lives in Wales with Thomas, their two daughters and a puppy.