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Lucy Bell

Lucy Bell is an editor, music teacher and the author of popular kids’ book You Can Change the World. Her most recent book is Foodwise.

A young white woman with long light brown hair sits with her hands in her lap on a bench and smiles

Lucy Bell is a book editor and music teacher on a journey to live a more ethical, sustainable, and mindful life. After earning degrees in English, Ancient History and Publishing, she now works for a social-purpose publishing house making big differences and helping fund nonprofits and charities to close the literacy gap. Lucy grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales surrounded by four siblings, a cat, two dogs, two sheep, a lizard, lots of guinea pigs and 13 chickens. Now she lives with her partner, daughter and two chickens.

Lucy is also the author of You Can Live on the Bright Side (2021) and You Can Change the World (2019), which was the winner of the 2020 Nautilus Book Awards and the 2021 Green Earth Book Award and was shortlisted for the ABIA Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year 2020, the Australian Book Design Award for Best Designed Children’s Non-Fiction Illustration Book 2020, and the Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature 2020. Foodwise is her third book.

Lucy Bell

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