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John Lucas

6 children’s books by the writer

John Lucas was born in East London. Turf is based on John's own experiences of growing up in Hackney - he has been a victim of and witness to multiple acts of street violence. His debut novel TURF is out in August 2012. His ebook short TROUBLE is a reimagining of the London riots through the eyes of characters from TURF. You can follow him on Twitter on @wordoflucas

12+ years

Turf

John Lucas

Turf

Jay is fifteen years old and a member of the Blake Street Boyz gang. With a knife in his pocket and his best friend Milk by his side, he spends his time fiercely defending their turf. He takes his lessons ...

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12+ years

Turf

John Lucas

Turf

Jay is fifteen years old and a member of the Blake Street Boyz gang. With a knife in his pocket and his best friend Milk by his side, he spends his time fiercely defending their turf. He takes his lessons ...

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12-17 years

Turf

John Lucas

Turf

Jay is fifteen years old and a member of the Blake Street Boyz gang. With a knife in his pocket and his best friend Milk by his side, he spends his time fiercely defending their turf. He takes his lessons ...

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12+ years

Fire and Sky

John Lucas

Fire and Sky

Falling in love ...can really make a mess on impact. Sam is navigating his first year at sixth form college, and doesn't want to fall in love. But when he meets Rebecca, he realises it's not the sort ...

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12-17 years

TROUBLE

John Lucas

TROUBLE

SOMETIMES A NIGHT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE: Carl knows this, because it happened to him. And he's decided to start again. Soon he's free from his gang, free from the violence and theft, free to make a new ...

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