Chris d'Lacey

in Valetta, Malta, The United Kingdom
December 16, 1954




He was born in Valetta, Malta, but as a child moved first to Leicester and then to Bolton. After gaining a degree in biology from the University of York, he returned to Leicester and got a job at the University of Leicester in their Pre-Clinical Sciences department.
Originally his writing was confined to songs and he didn't turn to fiction until he was 32. His first piece of work was a 250,000 word story about polar bears for his wife, Jay, to accompany a stuffed polar bear he had bought her as a Christmas present.
He didn't write another story for seven years, until he heard about a competition to write a story for young children with a prize of £2,000. The resulting book, A Hole at the Pole, also about polar bears, didn't win - but he sent

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Hello dragon fans,

It is with great regret that the time has come for Zookie to close his Notepad for good. As anyone reading this will know, The Last Dragon Chronicles ended back in 2011, though people still write to me about the series to this day.  The books have brought immense pleasure to so many people and hopefully will continue to do so for many years yet.  Jay (my wife and co-creator of... Read more of this blog post »
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“What you take from the earth, you must give back. That's nature's way.”
Chris d'Lacey, The Fire Within

“You know, I preferred you as an evil monk. Would have made killing you a whole lot easier.”
Chris D' Lacey

“There is a sign in the heavens
Another light in the darkness
A better time is beginning
There is a fire star coming

I see the mark of the ice bear
In the tears of the dragon
And you'd better start wishing
There is a fire star coming

Stay with me, my love......

....Until the stars have blinked their last
Wherever on this earth you walk
He will arouse, excite, inspire,
My Valentine, my one dark fire.......

Chris D'Lacey, Fire Star



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