Nicola is renowned for her work in describing, evoking and celebrating the natural world. Davies trained as a zoologist and worked as a presenter for the BBC Natural History Unit before becoming a writer. She has written more than 85 books for children, fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and is published in more than 12 different languages. Her work has won awards around the world and she was the first recipient of the SLA’s award for Outstanding Contribution to Children’s Non Fiction. Her recent work includes collections of poems about the climate crisis ‘This Is How The Change Begins’, and refugees, ’Choose Love’, both for adults and older children, and YA novels The Song That Sings Us (nominated for the Yoto Carniege) and Skrimsli! (2023). She lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales.