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Crossley-Holland, Kevin

Overview
Works: 427 works in 1,166 publications in 3 languages and 36,563 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Young adult works  Sources  Pictorial works  Picture books 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Compiler, Librettist, Performer, Adapter, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PZ7.C88284, [FIC]
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Beowulf the fight at Finnsburh by Charles Keeping ( Book )
53 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel
The seeing stone by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In late twelfth-century England, a thirteen-year-old boy named Arthur recounts how Merlin gives him a magical seeing stone which shows him images of the legendary King Arthur, the events of whose life seem to have many parallels to his own
At the crossing-places by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In late twelfth-century England, the thirteen-year-old Arthur goes to begin his new life as squire to Lord Stephen at Holt, where crusaders ready themselves
The Norse myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a lengthy detailed introduction on background material, the important myths are retold
King of the Middle March by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur de Caldicot, on his way to becoming a man, witnesses the horrors of the Fourth Crusade in Venice and Zara, as well as the downfall of King Arthur's court, in his seeing stone
The Anglo-Saxon world : an anthology by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crossley-Holland--the widely acclaimed translator of Old English texts--introduces the Anglo-Saxons through their chronicles, laws, letters, charters, and poetry, with many of the greatest surviving poems printed in their entirety. --From publisher's description
How many miles to Bethlehem? by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the story of the Nativity in colloquial English
The world of King Arthur and his court : people, places, legend, and lore by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories
British folk tales : new versions by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Battle of Maldon, and other old English poems by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folk-tales of the British Isles ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folktales from English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish sources and from the surrounding islands (Isle of Man, Orkney, Shetland, Isle of Wight). The 67 tales include the Three bears, Jack and the beanstalk, Tom Thumb, and King o' the cats
Once upon a poem : favorite poems that tell stories ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of stories told in verse. The most exciting and enjoyable stories ever told in verse, illustrated throughout in full color and beautifully presented. Sumptuously illustrated by four different artists, each selection begins with a quote from one of today's favorite authors-including J.K. Rowling, Avi, David Almond, Philip Pullman, Cornelia Funke, and so many others who were each eager to share their own personal enthusiasm for these special stories. From the subversive wit of Roald Dahl's wicked retelling of Goldilocks to the magical wordplay of Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky, Once Upon a Poem is both broad in scope and delightful in tone. Read along to the exhilarating rhythm of Longfellow's Paul Revere's Ride, Tony Mitton's rip-roaring rap version of Prince Theseus, Clement Moore's A Visit From St. Nicholas, and many, many more. With a foreword by award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland, this stunning collection offers fifteen of the most exciting and enjoyable stories ever told in verse. The perfect gift for any child enchanted by storytelling
Crossing to Paradise by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Gatty, an illiterate field-girl who sings beautifully, is selected for a pilgrimage, she travels from her home on an English estate to London, Venice, and eventually Jerusalem, and experiences great changes in her circumstances and in herself
The ugly duckling by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year ostracized by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan
Running to paradise by W. B Yeats ( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory selection of forty-seven poems on various themes important in the life of one of the major poets of the twentieth century
The young Oxford book of folk tales by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from around thewrld
The Oxford book of travel verse ( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales from the Mabinogion by Gwyn Thomas ( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the four books of the Mabinogion, a collection of Welsh medieval tales about the feats and exploits of legendary Welsh kings and princes
Storm by Kevin Crossley-Holland ( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a wild, stormy night, Annie is offered a ride by a tall, silent horseman. She overcomes her fear of the ghost who is said to haunt the lonely road and accepts the ride--but who is this mysterious stranger?
The fox and the cat : Kevin Crossley-Holland's Animal tales from Grimm ; illustrated by Susan Varley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of ten Grimm fairy tales with animal characters, including "The Wolf and the Seven Kids" and "The Hare and the Hedgehog."
 
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Alternative Names
Crossley Holland, Kevin
Crossley-Holland, Kevin John William, 1941-
Holland, Kevin Crossley-.
Holland, Kevin Crossley-, 1941-
קרוסלי-הולנד, קוין
クロスリイ=ホランド, キーヴィン
Languages
English (351)
Dutch (1)
German (1)
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