Nicola Rowley is a mum, children's author and PR Strategist who founded and runs the Working Mum Association, to support, encourage and inspire working mums everywhere. She trained as a journalist and spent many years working nationally and internationally as a Reporter/Producer primarily for the BBC. She then went on to become a Communications expert, devising, overseeing and working on some of the biggest launches in digital television. Her first children's book, James and the Amazing Gift focuses on kindness and helping others, whilst her second; James and the Birthday Balloon looks at the importance of friendship and happiness. Nicola lives in Surrey with her husband and three-year-old son.