Chris d'Lacey - Author

About the Author

Born in Malta, Chris d'Lacey is a well known English author. He is known for his numerous contributions to children's fiction - in particular, his first novel Fly, Cherokee, Fly, was highly commended for the 1999 Carnegie Medal. However Chris is probably better known for his popular series The Last Dragon Chronicles, which follows the adventures of David Rain and his quests to save the tear of the last dragon, Gawain, and protect dragonkind. His favourite book of the series is The Fire Within, which he originally began as a surprise present for his wife Jay fifteen years before it was published! He has lived most of his life in Leicester, England. Chris worked as a research technician at Leicester University for 28 years and in 2002 was awarded a doctorate by them for his services to children's fiction. He now writes full time.

Featured books by Chris d'Lacey

Alexander's Army

Alexander's Army

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Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

After the success of his first assignment from the UNICORNE agency, fourteen-year-old Michael Malone is given another unexplained mystery to solve. When UNICORNE detect strange goings-on in a comic book shop, Michael is sent to investigate - a task which is made all the more difficult by allies he can no longer trust, and an enemy he can't actually see.

Dark Fire

Dark Fire

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Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2009

Fifth title in the fantasy series, The Last Dragon, that started with the bestselling Fire Within, followed by Icefire and Firestar and Fire Eternal.

The Fire Eternal

The Fire Eternal

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Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/11/2007

Fourth title in the fantasy series, The Last Dragon, that started with the bestselling Fire Within, followed by Icefire and Firestar.

Fire Star

Fire Star

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Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2006

Third in the Last Dragon series. David finds himself in a race against time to stop evil.

Other books by Chris d'Lacey

The Erth Dragons: The New Age Book 3

The Erth Dragons: The New Age Book 3

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/04/2018

The third in the stunning new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Chris d'Lacey. On Erth, a dark dragon has risen. His return ripples throughout the universe, from the firebirds at the Great Librarium to the dragons on the home world K:imera. Will human boy Ren be able to control the dragon's power? Or will it destroy everything? The epic finale to the Erth Dragons trilogy will take you to new and beautiful worlds and make you see dragons as never before.

The Erth Dragons: Dark Wyng Book 2

The Erth Dragons: Dark Wyng Book 2

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/10/2016

The second in the stunning new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Chris d'Lacey. A dark stranger walks among the men. A dark force waits in the mountains. A dark wyng will be formed. The dark dragon is coming... Ren is the first of his kind - a boy with the skills of a dragon. But as he tests his new powers, the dragons are growing wary. Meanwhile, a strange man has joined the hom, determined to help them wreak vengeance on the skalers. He knows about the dragons, but can he be trusted? As tensions rise between hom and dragon, both are unaware that there's a bigger battle coming... because the dark dragon will rise again...

A Crown of Dragons

A Crown of Dragons

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Michael has completed two missions for UNICORNE, but still hasn't found his missing father. When asked to investigate a scale of a dragon - the very same artefact his father was researching before he disappeared - Michael realizes he's closer than ever to unlocking the truth. Soon, he learns that his father is lost in an alternative reality, and Michael is the only one with the power to save him ...

The Erth Dragons: The Wearle Book 1

The Erth Dragons: The Wearle Book 1

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2015

The Wearle came to Erth to find out what happened to their previous group, who never returned. Gabrial, a young blue dragon, is desperate to prove his worth. But the dragons aren't alone in the mountains. Down beyond the scorch line, Ren, a young hom boy, is fascinated by the 'skalers'. But when he creeps into their territory, he sneaks out again with a wriggling baby wearling... Dragon and boy's fates combine in this stunning new fantasy series.

The Erth Dragons: The Wearle Book 1

The Erth Dragons: The Wearle Book 1

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/09/2015

The Wearle came to Erth to find out what happened to their previous colony, who never returned. Gabrial, a young blue dragon, is desperate to prove his worth. But the dragons aren't alone in the mountains. Out beyond the scorch line, Ren, a young hom boy, is fascinated by the 'skalers'. Little does he know that his fate and theirs are linked in ways he could never have imagined. A stunning new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Chris d'Lacey.

Alexander's Army

Alexander's Army

9+ readers 11+ readers

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

After the success of his first assignment from the UNICORNE agency, fourteen-year-old Michael Malone is given another unexplained mystery to solve. When UNICORNE detect strange goings-on in a comic book shop, Michael is sent to investigate - a task which is made all the more difficult by allies he can no longer trust, and an enemy he can't actually see.

The Dragons Of Wayward Crescent: Grabber

The Dragons Of Wayward Crescent: Grabber

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2010

There's a burglar on the loose in Scrubbley! What will happen when he steals one of the Wayward Crescent dragons? Will Grabber become a robber too?

The Dragons Of Wayward Crescent: Gruffen

The Dragons Of Wayward Crescent: Gruffen

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/03/2010

When Lucy Pennykettle suspects there's a monster in her bedroom, her mum knows exactly what to do. She makes a guard dragon - Gruffen - to look after Lucy. But soon Gruffen realises there's a mystery behind the monster...

Dark Fire

Dark Fire

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/10/2009

Fifth title in the fantasy series, The Last Dragon, that started with the bestselling Fire Within, followed by Icefire and Firestar and Fire Eternal.

The Fire Eternal

The Fire Eternal

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/11/2007

Fourth title in the fantasy series, The Last Dragon, that started with the bestselling Fire Within, followed by Icefire and Firestar.

Fire Star

Fire Star

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/02/2006

Third in the Last Dragon series. David finds himself in a race against time to stop evil.

Horace

Horace

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2004

Horace 012. That's what's written on the label attached to the old teddy bear Joel finds in a skip. When an antiques expert then visits his school, he discovers it's worth a small fortune! It's exactly what his cash-strapped family need - but how does Joel feel about the possible sudden wealth? He's got enough to cope with already - what with dealing with his family and with his first-ever girlfriend-

The Prompter

The Prompter

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2003

There's no way hyperactive Robin can play a part in the school production of Peter Pan. Or is there? For Robin's amazing memory gets him the job of prompter - and eventually a starring role that leads to a hilarious performance. A funny, delightful tale with appeal to all young thespians (and anyone else who would like to see their headmistress chased by a crocodile-)

Dexter's Journey

Dexter's Journey

Author: Chris d'Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2000

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