Vikki VanSickle Vikki VanSickle is a Canadian writer of children’s books and an active member of the children’s book industry, living in Toronto, Ontario. Her first novel, Words That Start with B, was shortlisted for the 2011 Libris Award's Children's Book of the Year, was a 2011 Best Books for Kids and Teens selection and a 2011 IODE Violet Downey Recommended Book.

Vikki’s books Words That Start with B, Love Is a Four-Letter Word and Days That End in Y follow the misadventures of Clarissa Louise Delaney as she grapples with the difficulties of tween-hood. Her newest novel, Summer Days, Starry Nights is a coming-of-age story set in the summer of 1962 at a resort in Northern Ontario. Her latest title for Scholastic is the young adult novel The Winnowing, a page-turning adventure that is set in a world at once familiar but disturbingly strange.

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