Shelly Faith Nicholson is the author of Jake the Snake and the Stupid Time-Out Chair, an early chapter book for children especially ages 5-8. Shelly's youngest son was inspiration for her debut children's book. Shelly lives in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania with her husband and four kids. Besides writing, she enjoys running, skiing, cooking and spending time with her kids. Shelly also freelances for children's magazines. To date, she has 17 short stories and articles published in children's magazines. Shelly is also working on 3 more books: a picture book, a second Jake the Snake book and a middle grade novel.
For more information or to read excerpts from Jake the Snake and upcoming books, you can visit Shelly on her website www.booksbyshelly.com
Shelly is also involved in raising money for First Book, an organization that provides books to underprivileged children throughout the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about this organization, please visit www.firstbook.org.