Press Media Kit

Short Bio:

Nikki Young is a children’s fiction author and writing tutor. She lives in Kent with her husband, three children and their Boston Terrier dog and is the author of ‘The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants’ and the Time School Series: ‘Time School: We Will Remember Them’ and ‘Time School: We Will Honour Them’.

On a mission to get children writing, Nikki runs Storymakers, a creative writing club for children aged 7 and above.

Longer Bio:

Although a self-confessed southern softie, if you hear Nikki say the words ‘bath’ or ‘grass’ you’ll know immediately she was born north of Watford Gap. In fact, it’s this Yorkshire childhood to which she credits her lively imagination, living on a cul-de-sac in the days when children were allowed to run free and left to make their own fun.

Nikki’s links to Yorkshire remain strong and those memories of her childhood days provided both the inspiration and the setting for ‘The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants’ and the ‘Time School’ series.

Being a mum to three children has also inspired Nikki’s writing. Having reluctant readers as part of her flock was something she found difficult to understand having been a book worm herself. For Nikki, middle-grade and young adult literature had a big influence on her and was a time that inspired her love of reading and writing stories. This made her even more determined to write stories that could have that same effect on other children, including her own and also encourage them to want to read and discover more.

In July 2017, Nikki set up Storymakers, a creative writing club for children. The aim of this club is to provide weekly writing classes for children aged 7+, to encourage and inspire a love of writing. Nikki has frequently found children are reluctant to write, yet they have incredible imaginations and love to make up stories. Her aim is to get them to translate these imaginings into words.


Books by Nikki Young Author

The Mystery of the Disappearing Underpants

Middle Grade Fiction for 8-10 year olds

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Time School: We Will Remember Them

Middle Grade Fiction for 9-12 year olds

Time School: We Will Honour Them

Middle Grade Fiction for 9-12 year olds

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Download my ‘ask the author questions’ from my Goodreads Author Page:
Goodreads Author Questionnaire

Social Media

Find me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Storymakers is also on Facebook and Instagram and the website can be found at

Media queries

For school visits, author talks and workshop queries, or for any other press enquiries, please contact Nikki by emailing

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