Helen Dochertyis a children’s author based in Swansea, Wales. Her picture books have been translated into twenty-seven languages, shortlisted for various national awards, and staged as plays. The Snatchabook was an Indie Next pick and won the Oldham Brilliant Book Award. Helen often collaborates with her husband, the illustrator and author Thomas Docherty. Blue Baboon Finds Her Tune is their latest book together. Helen worked as a Spanish and French teacher before turning her gift with words to writing for children. She has delivered many creative writing workshops and loves helping children write their own stories.