Lucy Coats studied English and Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked in children’s publishing and now writes full-time. She is a gifted children’s poet and has also written several picture book texts. She is widely respected for her lively retellings of myths. Her 12-book series, Greek Beasts and Heroes, was published by Orion in the U.K. Beasts of Olympus is her first series published in the U.S.
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