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Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin Crossley-Holland

  • 5 stars across 45 books

Kevin Crossley-Holland is a poet, historical novelist for children, and authority on traditional tale who has presented many BBC radio programs and is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries. He is the President of the School Library Association, an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, a patron of the Society of Storytelling, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His Arthur trilogy was translated into 25 languages, and has sold well over one million copies worldwide.


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27th June 2013


(7 reviews) Review
1st November 2017

Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

The gods of the Vikings come to life as never before in this extraordinary illustrated anthology by Carnegie Medal-winni... MoreNorse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

(2 reviews) Review
5th July 2010

Storm: Red Banana

A gripping story from Kevin Crossley-Holland for Egmont's red banana series. Every day Annie walks by the lonely ... MoreStorm: Red Banana

(1 review) Review
24th June 2013

Thor and the Master of Magic

Thor is in for the battle of his life - his bone-smashing hammer versus the superhuman strength of the Giants. With Lo... MoreThor and the Master of Magic

(1 review) Review
3rd March 2011

Short Too!

Award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, follows the success of Short, with Short Too!, an inspirational collection... MoreShort Too!

(1 review) Review
26th March 1998

Short!: A Book of Very Short Stories

In this wonderful collection of very short stories from award-winning author, Kevin Crossley-Holland, none of the storie... MoreShort!: A Book of Very Short Stories

(1 review) Review
5th September 2019

The Animals Grimm: A Treasury of Tales

A collection of eleven Grimm fairy tales featuring animal characters, including The Bremen Town Musicians and The Hedge... MoreThe Animals Grimm: A Treasury of Tales

(1 review) Review
3rd September 2020

Norse Tales: Stories from Across the Rainbow Bridge

The extraordinary companion title to the critically-acclaimed Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki, from a Carnegie... MoreNorse Tales: Stories from Across the Rainbow Bridge

(1 review) Review
4th November 2021

Arthur: The Always King

The definitive retelling of the legends of King Arthur, from Carnegie Medal-winner Kevin Crossley-Holland and former Chi... MoreArthur: The Always King

(1 review) Review
26th September 2014

Ghost Stories

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