Lucy Coats

Lucy Coats

Lucy Coats is the author of Captain Beastlie’s Pirate Party, illustrated by Chris Mould. She worked as a children’s editor and bookseller before turning to full-time writing, and is the author of more than thirty titles for all ages, including Atticus the Storyteller’s 100 Greek Myths which was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award.

She lives in the countryside with her husband, two children, three lunatic dogs and ten thousand assorted books. She is also a regular blogger and tweets as @lucycoats. Lucy would (secretly) like to be a pirate captain and sail the seven seas, but her family will only allow her to let out her inner Skull and Crossbones when the moon is blue, or on every seventy-fourth Wednesday. This sometimes makes her grimsome and growly.

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Books by Lucy Coats featured in Pop Up Education programmes

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