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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
Censorship Badge
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

Jun.09.2009 - 9:51 am
In response to: Searching for Superstition
When you see a magpie, you must spit 3 times and cross yourself while saying: Good morning, Mr Magpie. How is Mrs...
Jun.08.2009 - 8:52 am
In response to: All The World's Her Stage (and who needs oysters?!)
She sounds great, Rosy, and I'm sorry I missed her. Maybe next time! Lucy http://www.scribblecitycentral.blogspot.com
May.28.2009 - 9:19 am
In response to: Not So Black And White
You're right, Rosy. I did find this interesting and relevant. Thanks for the link. How fascinating that you have...
May.26.2009 - 11:40 am
In response to: This Is What a Feminist [Poet] Looks Like
Serendipitous indeed. I shall go and check it out. Lucy PS glad you liked the Ben Zeph post.
May.26.2009 - 11:38 am
In response to: Poetry Alive!
Glad you liked it, Evie.  He is an amazing man and a fab poet.  You can find his website at http://www....

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...