Mike Lucas has written and published 5 books of nonsense poetry, had some work highly commended in Caterpillar magazine and contributed to Tadpoles in the Torrens, dedicated to Max Fatchen. He also had some work selected by US Poet Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt, which appeared in One Minute Till Bedtime by Little Brown, published in the US in 2016. His first picture book, Olivia’s Voice was published by MidnightSun in March 2017. He owns and runs a bookshop, writes for Magpies magazine and often visits schools and libraries for readings. He is also a full time engineer.

Future Titles


2018 There Were Once Great Beasts, illustrated by Jennifer Harrison

2019 Nothing's Perfect

Published Titles


A Load of New Nonsense, 2008

Things and Other Stuff, 2013

Big Silly and Little Sensible, 2016

Olivia's Voice, MidnightSun Publishing, 2017