Linda Jane Keegan is a writer and outdoor enthusiast with a background in ecology and environmental education. She is also a volunteer marine mammal medic through Project Jonah who assisted at the stranding the story is based on.
Her previous book Things in the Sea are Touching Me! (Scholastic, 2019) was a 2020 Storylines Notable Book, shortlisted for best children’s book in the 2020 NZ Booklovers Award, and shortlisted for best picture book in the 2019 NZCYA Book Awards.
She is a writer, parent, library assistant, and outdoor enthusiast, and lives in Golden Bay.