Lucy Jago - Author Picture

Lucy Jago - Author

Lucy Jago lives in London with her family. Montacute House, published by Bloomsbury in May 2010, is her first book for young readers. She has previously written two non-fiction titles for adults.

The setting of the novel is real: a beautiful village in Somerset.

(Author photo copyright: Adrian Downie)

Lucy Jago’s Q&A

2. Who are your 5 favourite authors/illustrators, and why? (not necessarily children’s authors/illustrators)

4. Who is your favourite hero in a book?

6. If you could be a character from a book who would you be?

7. If you could recommend just one book for everyone to read what would it be?

8. What book do you wish you had written?

9. Who or what was your biggest influence in deciding to become a writer?

10. What inspired you to write your latest book (include title here for ease of reference)?

11. What's the best thing you've ever written?

12. When did you start writing?

13. If someone wanted to be a writer what would be your number one tip for them?

14. Is there any particular routine involved in your writing process (favourite pen, lucky charm, special jumper)?

15. Do you have any abandoned stories in you ‘bottom drawer’ that you would like to revisit?
No, but I do have ideas in my ‘ideas drawer’ waiting to be worked on.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Lucy Jago

Montacute House
Lucy Jago
There's a many layered mystery to be solved at the heart of this richly evoked historical novel which captures the fear and superstition of Elizabethan society. Young Cecily, or Cess as she is universally called, lives in great poverty on...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/05/2011
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Lucy Jago...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Lucy Jago and hundreds of other authors.


Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools