About Josie

Josie Dom is a children’s author learning to embrace her individuality.

Join her in a world of imagination where anything could happen and the most important things are friendship and kindness.

Josie lives in the small town of Halstead in Essex with her husband Nic Phine (illustrator of the Lum books), their son and daughter, a mixed-up dog (LabLurchTrievOodle) Frank and a big fluffy ginger cat called Mittens.

Although Josie’s books are too young for her children now, it was their love of stories when they were little which inspired Josie to pick up her pen and create. 

After a lifetime in sensible office jobs, Josie is relishing the opportunity to explore her creative side.

Josie is passionate about supporting causes close to her heart.  Each year, Josie donates 15% of profit on book sales to a children’s charity – you can see more about this on the Charities page.

In 2020, due to Covid-19, Josie penned an epic poem which she used to raise funds for UK zoos, find out more on the Zoo Fundraising page.

Josie Dom and Lum

Josie’s Stories

Lum by Josie Dom


Lum’s first tale has an anti-bullying theme and encourages children to work together to overcome their fears.

Lum's Mum by Josie Dom

Lum’s Mum

A feel-good story of adventure, friendship and helping others with a big hug for Mum at the end.

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What’s next?

Josie is currently working on getting her next book, Brave Brian, ready for publication. This book is all about saving a rhino and how two boys’ perception of their friend changed due to his actions. 

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