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About Chris d'Lacey

Chris d’Lacey was born in Malta and now lives in South Devon. He writes books for children of all ages, but is best known for his fantasy series The Last Dragon Chronicles, which have sold close to four million copies worldwide.

His first novel, Fly, Cherokee, Fly, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Chris is a regular visitor to schools, libraries and book festivals. In July 2002 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Leicester for his work in children’s fiction.

Accolades and awards

  • FLY, CHEROKEE, FLY
    Carnegie Medal nominee
  • THE FIRE WITHIN
    Rotherham Children's Book Award winner
  • HORACE
    Shortlisted for Bolton Children's Book Award
    Shortlisted for Hampshire Book Award
  • ICEFIRE
    Angus Book Award
  • GRUFFEN
    Books Factor Award winner
  • A DARK INHERITANCE
    Shortlisted for the James Reckitt Hull Children's Book Award 2015

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NaNoWriMo Nov Day 12: Chris d'Lacey

We're 12 days in to NaNoWriMo now so those novels should be starting to take shape! If you need a bit of an extra boost, check out the top tips from Chris d'Lacey, author of The Unicorne Files series.

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The final UNICORNE Files book is here!

Today is an exciting day indeed, as the final book in New York Times bestselling author Chris d'Lacey's spectacular UNICORNE Files series, A Crown of Dragons, is hitting bookshelves. We published the first book A Dark Inheritance back in 2014, and the second instalment Alexander's Army followed last year ...

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