Helen Nicoll

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Helen Nicoll
Born(1937-10-10)10 October 1937
Natland, Westmorland (now Cumbria, England, UK
Died30 September 2012(2012-09-30) (aged 74)
Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
GenreChildren's fantasy novels
Notable works

Helen Nicoll (10 October 1937 – 30 September 2012) was an English author of children's books. She is best known for the Meg and Mog series. In total, she wrote 17 books. She worked with Jan Pienkowski (illustrator) for over forty years on her books. In 1983, she founded an audiobook company called Cover to Cover.[1] It was bought by BBC Worldwide in 2000.


She was educated at Blackwell and then Badminton School in Bristol.[2] For a year she studied the violin at Dartington Hall in Devon.

Personal life[edit]

Helen married Robert Kime, an interior designer and antique dealer, in 1970. They had a daughter and a son.


  1. ^ "Children's author was an audio book pioneer". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Helen Nicoll Obituary". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 June 2018.

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