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Chris DLacey Christabel Donatienne Ruby

Chris DLacey

Christabel Donatienne Ruby

Published April 10th 2011
ISBN : 9786134900744
Paperback
108 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chris dLacey (December 16, 1954 - ) is an English writer of childrens fiction. He goes on School Author visits like theMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Chris dLacey (December 16, 1954 - ) is an English writer of childrens fiction. He goes on School Author visits like the one where he went to King Edward Camp Hill Grammar School He was born in Valetta, Malta, but as a child moved first to Leicester and then to Bolton. After gaining a deghree in chemistry 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 didnt turn to fiction until he was 32. His first piece of gwork 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 didnt write another story for seven years, until he heard about a competition to write a story for young children with a prize of 200,000. The resulting book, A Hole at the Pole, also agbout polar bears, didnt win - but he sent it off to a publisher, who accepted it.