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Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 7 February 1941) is an English children's author and poet.

Born in Mursley, north Buckinghamshire, Holland grew up in Whiteleaf, a small village in the Chilterns. He attended Bryanston School in Dorset, followed by St Edmund Hall at Oxford University, where after failing his first exams he discovered a passion for Anglo-Saxon literature. After graduating he became the Gregory Fellow in Poetry at the University of Leeds, and from 1972—1977, he lectured in Anglo-Saxon for the Tufts University of London program. He also taught in the Midwest of America as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at St. Olaf College, as well as Endowed Chair in the Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of St. Thomas.

His writing career began when he began working as a poetry, fiction and children’s book editor for Macmillan Publishers. He later become editorial director at Victor Gollancz. He is well-known for his poetry, novels, story collections, translations such as the classic Beowulf (1968, 1973, 1999) and reinterpretations of medieval legends such as his Arthur trilogy. He also writes definitive collections of Norse myths (Viking!: Myths of Gods and Monsters) and British and Irish folk-tales (The Magic Lands: Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland). He has edited and translated the riddles from the Anglo-Saxon Exeter Book.

He has also written the libretti for two operas by Nicola LeFanu, The Green Children (1966) and The Wildman (1976), as well as a chamber opera about Nelson, Haydn and Emma Hamilton; and a stage play — The Wuffings (1999), as well as several collaborations with composers Sir Arthur Bliss and William Mathias.

Holland now lives on the North Norfolk coast, where he spent some of his childhood.

His autobiography, The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood, was published in 2009.

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Total Books: 250
Heartsong
2017 - Heartsong (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408336076
ISBN-10: 1408336073
Genre: Children's Books
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Beowulf
2015 - Beowulf (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780192794444
ISBN-10: 0192794442
Genres: Children's Books, Politics & Social Sciences
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Bracelet of Bones The Viking Sagas Book 1
2014 - Bracelet of Bones the VIking Sagas Book 1 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781623658656
ISBN-10: 1623658659
Genre: Children's Books
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Scramasax
2013 - Scramasax [The Viking Sagas] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780877013
ISBN-10: 1780877013
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Scramasax by Kevin Crossley-Holland
2012 - Scramasax By Kevin Crossley-holland [Viking Saga] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781847249401
ISBN-10: 184724940X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Bracelet of Bones
2011 - Bracelet of Bones [Viking Sagas] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847249395
ISBN-10: 1847249396
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The Hidden Roads A Memoir of Childhood
2010 - The Hidden Roads a Memoir of Childhood (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781849162111
ISBN-10: 1849162115
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Waterslain Angels
2009 - Waterslain Angels (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781444000245
ISBN-10: 1444000241
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The Hidden Roads
2009 - The Hidden Roads (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847247360
ISBN-10: 1847247369
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The Exeter Book Riddles
2009 - The Exeter Book Riddles (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781904634461
ISBN-10: 190463446X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Teen & Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment
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Crossing To Paradise
2008 - Crossing to Paradise (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780545058667
ISBN-10: 054505866X
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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At the Crossing Places
2008 - At the Crossing Places [Arthur Trilogy] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781435245389
ISBN-10: 1435245385
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King of the Middle March
2008 - King of the Middle March [Arthur Trilogy] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781435245396
ISBN-10: 1435245393
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Gatty
2007 - Gatty (Hardcover)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9783414820600
ISBN-10: 3414820609
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Outsiders
2007 - Outsiders (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842555569
ISBN-10: 1842555561
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Light Unlocked Christmas Card Poems
2006 - Light Unlocked Christmas Card Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781904634188
ISBN-10: 1904634184
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Teen & Young Adult
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Gatty's Tale
2006 - Gatty's Tale (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752875132
ISBN-10: 0752875132
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Moored Man
2006 - Moored Man (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781904634539
ISBN-10: 1904634532
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Seeing Stone
2006 - The Seeing Stone [Arthur Trilogy 1 Adult Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780753821213
ISBN-10: 0753821214
Genre: Children's Books
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The Magic Lands Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
The Ugly Duckling
2006 - The Ugly Duckling (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781842550816
ISBN-10: 1842550810
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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2004 - Artus (Hardcover)
2002 - Storm [Yellow Bananas] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2002 - The Seeing Stone [Arthur Trilogy, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2001 - The Seeing Stone [Arthur Trilogy, Book One] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
2001 - Yellow Bananas Storm [Yellow Bananas] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Short (Paperback)Hardcover
1995 - Norse Myths [Gift Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - British Folk Tales a Selection [Galaxy Children's Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1992 - Long Tom and the Dead Hand [Hippo Fiction] (Hardcover)
1992 - Sea Tongue [Read and Listen] (Paperback)Paperback
1991 - Sleeping Nanna [Orchard Paperbacks S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
1988 - The Painting Room and Other Poems [Hutchinson Poets] (Paperback)
1988 - Wulf (Hardcover)
1988 - Boo [Folk Tales S.] (Hardcover)
1988 - Dathera Dad [Folk Tales S.] (Hardcover)
1988 - Folktales of the British Isles [Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1986 - Waterslain and Other Poems [Hutchinson poets] (Other)
1985 - Storm [Yellow Bananas] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1972 - Wordhoard [Puffin Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
The Anglo-saxon World an Anthology [Including the Complete Beowulf] (Paperback)Paperback
Fire-brother [Long Ago Children Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
Seeing Stone [Arthur Trilogy Sagebrush] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Confessional [Modern Poets] (Hardcover)
Different -but Oh How Like [Society for Storytelling oracle series] (Paperback)