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
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