Sandra Nickel


Sandra Nickelmakes her children's book debut with Nacho's Nachos. She says that story ideas are everywhere; you just have to reach out and grab them. She is a two-time winner of the Hunger Mountain Katherine Patterson Prize for YA and Children's Writing. A native of Kansas, Nickel now lives in Chexbres, Switzerland, where she blogs about children's book writers and illustrators at You can also find her online at and @senickel.


Nacho's Nachos: The Story Behind the World's Favorite Snack

Sandra Nickel and Oliver Dominguez


The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most...

Sandra Nickel and Aimée Sicuro