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Mike Lucas


Mike Lucas is the author of several picture books including CBCA Notable Book Olivia's Voice. He has also written and published several books of humorous children's poetry, has had work highly commended in magazines and contributed to poetry anthologies. Mike is one of the main organisers of the Adelaide Festival of Children’s Books and an Honorary Member of the CBCA (SA). He presents writing and poetry workshops at schools, owns a bookshop in Blackwood, South Australia, and works as a full-time engineer. He doesn't sleep much. In 2022, Mike’s first YA novel What We All Saw was published and shortlisted for the Readings Book Prize 2022, CBCA Book of the Year Award 2023 and the Prime Minister’s Literary Award 2023.

Books by Mike Lucas

One By One They Disappear

The fog is coming. And when it does, everything disappears . . .

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Where is Cheeky Monster?

Monkey around with every kind of monster on this humorous hunt for the elusive Cheeky Monster.

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What We All Saw

'I loved everything about this book – its humour, its horror, its sublime storytelling.' VIKKI WAKEFIELD

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