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Kevin Crossley-Holland is a well-known poet, a prize-winning children's author, and a translator. Crossley-Holland has translated Beowulf and The Exeter Book of Riddles from the Anglo-Saxon. He has collaborated with composers Nicola Lefanu (The Green Children and The Wildman), Rupert Bawden (The Sailor's Tale), Sir Arthur Bliss, William Mathias, and Stephen Paulus. Crossley-Holland's book The Seeing Stone won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Smarties Prize Bronze Medal, and the Tir na n-Og Award. The trilogy has won critical acclaim and been translated into twenty-five languages. His recent and forthcoming books are The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood, Bracelet of Bones and his new and selected poems The Mountains of Norfolk. Crossley-Holland often lectures abroad on behalf of the British Council and offers poetry and prose workshops and talks on the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, King Arthur, heroines and heroes, and myth, legend and folk-tale. Kevin Crossley-Holland is an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, a patron of the Society for Storytelling, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He lives on the north Norfolk coast in East Anglia with his wife and children. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Norse Myths 1,962 copies, 19 reviews
The Seeing Stone 1,865 copies, 25 reviews
At the Crossing Places 841 copies, 11 reviews
King of the Middle March 637 copies, 6 reviews
The Anglo-Saxon World 588 copies, 5 reviews
Folk Tales of the British Isles 375 copies, 5 reviews
Gatty's Tale 291 copies, 12 reviews
Beowulf - Abridged (Crossley-Holland) (Editor) 252 copies, 2 reviews
The Exeter Book Riddles 200 copies, 3 reviews
Once Upon A Poem 149 copies, 5 reviews
How Many Miles To Bethlehem? 123 copies, 3 reviews
Bracelet of Bones 78 copies, 3 reviews
Storm 53 copies, 2 reviews
King Arthur's World 33 copies, 1 review
Wordhoard: Anglo-Saxon Stories 33 copies, 1 review
Scramasax 31 copies, 1 review
Waterslain Angels 30 copies, 1 review
The Anglo-Saxon Elegies (Translator) 29 copies
Outsiders 27 copies, 1 review
The Sea Stranger 27 copies, 1 review
Faber Book of Northern Legends 27 copies, 1 review
The Riddlemaster 19 copies, 1 review
Battle of Maldon and Other Old English Poems (Translator) 17 copies, 1 review
Heartsong 14 copies
The New Exeter Book of Riddles 14 copies, 1 review
Running to Paradise (Selection) 14 copies
The Tale of Taliesin 13 copies, 1 review
Short Too! 9 copies
King Horn 9 copies
Fear and Trembling (Introduction, some editions) 8 copies
The pedlar of Swaffham 8 copies, 1 review
The Wildman 3 copies
Wulf 2 copies
The wuffings 2 copies
Moored Man 1 copy
Beowulf (Translator, some editions) 21,167 copies, 303 reviews
The Once and Future King (Introduction, some editions) 13,625 copies, 183 reviews
The Eagle of the Ninth (Introduction, some editions) 2,675 copies, 56 reviews
Beowulf and The fight at Finnsburg (Translator, some editions) 558 copies, 3 reviews
Tales from the Mabinogion (some editions) 125 copies, 3 reviews
Folk Tales of Britain: Legends (Introduction) 79 copies
The Oxford Book of Scary Tales (Contributor) 32 copies
Spooky Stories for a Dark and Stormy Night (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
To Break the Silence (Contributor) 9 copies
YOUNG WINTER'S TALES 4. (Contributor) 2 copies
Young Winter's Tales 1 (Contributor) 1 copy
Young Winter's Tales 3 (Contributor) 1 copy
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