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BBC Radio Interview with Lucy Coats


Lucy Coats is interviewed by Joe Pigniatello on BBC Radio Northampton about her new 12 book series--Greek Beasts and Monsters--published by Orion Children's Books from Feb 2010. You can hear the interview on the weblink at 2h:09m:54secs on the listen again button.

Lucy's Latest Blogs

Apr.28.2011 - 7:04 am
I'm not talking about THIS Royal Wedding, of course. I'm talking about the one on 29th July 1981. The one where William's parents tied the knot.  It's quite a long piece--but...
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Mar.22.2011 - 8:31 am
I don't remember when I first knew about my heroine, Hildegarde of Bingen, but it seems as if she's been lurking on the edges of my life forever. Perhaps I met her in the pages...
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Mar.01.2011 - 9:28 am
I wrote this article originally for the British children's writing blog An Awfully Big Blog Adventure.  It created quite a stir globally...so I thought Redroom readers should have...
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Sep.30.2010 - 6:08 am
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Sometimes, just sometimes, good comes out of bad.  Since I wrote my last post I have been overwhelmed by the responses I have received on a personal level, both from the book...
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Comments from Lucy

Aug.27.2009 - 11:54 am
In response to: Cows And Cowards
Love this one, Rosy. Am surrounded by cows and errant red bulls here in Northamptonshire (yes, very near Brackley)!...
Aug.26.2009 - 9:36 am
In response to: Unlocking Creativity in One Easy Lesson
Indeed it was a slice of Heaven, Evie, right in the middle of beautiful Oxfordshire.  And (this being England), I was...
Jun.10.2009 - 2:33 am
In response to: Comparative Mythology
Ah yes, mermaids. I love them too, and all the other water beings like the beautiful, delicate Asrai, who melts with...
Jun.09.2009 - 10:16 am
In response to: Comparative Mythology
These might be useful if you're interested in Celtic mythology: http://www.luminarium.org/mythology/ireland/ http://www...
Jun.09.2009 - 10:00 am
In response to: I want to know the world Myths and Folktales
I have 50 of the best British folktales in my book Coll the Storyteller's Book of Enchantments, if that's helpful. You...

Published Reviews

Hootcat Hill Paperback--coming March 2009
Published by Bookwitch Blog
The badger sent me’, says Linnet’s friend Petroc by way of explanation, when he turns up unexpectedly in the middle of Lucy Coats’s book Hootcat Hill. I just can’t resist a line...