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.