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Josh Lacey - Author

Josh Lacey was born in London. He is the eldest of seven children, with two younger brothers and four sisters. He still lives in London, now with his wife and daughters.

Josh Lacey worked as a journalist, a screenwriter and a teacher before publishing his first novel. He is now a regular contributor to The Guardian.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Josh Lacey

The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat?
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
In a nutshell: dragons Halloween and a visit from Granny | Josh Lacey's Dragonsitter stories are little masterpieces of comic storytelling. In each one, the action is revealed via emails between young Edward Smith-Pickles and his uncle Morton, owner of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2016
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Reader ReviewedThe Dragonsitter to the Rescue
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Josh Lacey's Dragonsitter books pack really quite huge adventures as well as a lot of laughs into a very short extent, and are perfect for young readers. The Smith-Pickles are still baby-sitting Uncle Morton's dragons and Eddie takes two,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2016
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The Dragonsitter's Party
Josh Lacey
Josh Lacey's Dragonsitter stories are short, sharp and very funny. Once again, Eddie Smith-Pickle and his mum are landed with looking after Uncle Morton's dragons while he's busy doing something else. This time, their arrival coincides with Eddie's birthday party,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/03/2015
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The Dragonsitter Disasters 3 Books in 1
Josh Lacey
All those who love the predicaments of Eddie the Dragonsitter as he tries to manage Ziggy, his Uncle Morton's wayward pet, will be delighted by this 3-in-1 volume. From Ziggy's first arrival in The Dragonsitter in which Eddie tries to...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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Reader ReviewedThe Dragonsitter's Island
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
A welcome addition to the highly entertaining Dragonsitter series which has previously been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Eddie is looking after his Uncle Morton's dragon on a remote Scottish island. As ever with anything to do with...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/03/2014
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The Dragonsitter's Castle
Josh Lacey
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 A welcome return to this series, previously shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize. Edward Pickle-Smith writes to his Uncle Morton to ask him why his dragons have arrived unexpectedly. How...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/10/2013
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Dragonsitter Takes Off
Josh Lacey
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the first book about Eddie and Ziggy, a very unusual dragon, is now followed by a sequel. Eddie had thought that looking after a dragon would be easy but how wrong he is!...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/05/2013
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The Sultan's Tigers
Josh Lacey
If you're looking for plenty of action and adventure then Josh Lacey creates it in spades. The protagonist is a boy called Tom who also featured in Josh's previous novel The Island of Thieves. Tom with the help of his...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/10/2012
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The Dragonsitter
Josh Lacey - illustrated by Garry Parsons
Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012. A hilarious story full of useful tips for any dragon-minder. When Eddie's Uncle Morton goes off on an urgent mission he leaves his dragon behind with Eddie as the babysitter. But a dragon...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2012
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The Island of Thieves
Josh Lacey
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. A cracking thriller packed full of treasure, intrigue, danger and daring. When Tom finds himself jetting to Peru with his uncle he has no idea what lies in store. Nothing...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/07/2011
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A Misfitz Mystery: Two Tigers on a String
Josh Lacey
Humour and pace are the hallmarks of Josh Lacey's writing (Grk series and Bearkeeper) and this new series (this is the second title) makes this an absolute must read for 9+ year olds. The Misfitz are four children who share...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/09/2009
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Misfitz Mystery: The One That Got Away
Josh Lacey
An exciting new adventure series with a green theme as Ben sets out to find who has stolen the strawberries. No one believes him when he says the thief is a monkey, so Ben bravely decides to find out exactly...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
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Bearkeeper
Josh Lacey
Step back to Shakespeare's time in this thrilling adventure story which weaves togther a real and an imaginary past. Pip sets off to London to search for his father and to prove that he can become a famous knife fighter,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2008
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Author's Website

www.joshlacey.com

Author's Blog

joshlacey.blogspot.co.uk/

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