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Kevin Crossley-Holland

  • 5 stars across 41 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

    Beowulf

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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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    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... More

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    3rd March 2011

    Short Too!

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

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    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... More

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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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    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... More

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    26th September 2014

    Ghost Stories

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