Coralie Sparkles is the top secret mermaid name of children's author Amy Sparkes. Amy is the author of numerous books including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize nominated Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo.
Amy also writes the 'Writing for Children' pages for the bestselling Writing Magazine and teaches creative writing.
She lives in Devon with her husband and five children. In her 'spare' time she likes to dance, climb trees and bake cakes. Though not at the same time.