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Kevin Crossley-Holland

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Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin John William Crossley-Holland (born 7 February 1941) is an English translator, children's author and poet. His best known work may now be the Arthur trilogy, published around age sixty (2000–2003), for which he won the Guardian Prize and other recognition. Crossley-Holland and his 1985 novella STORM won the annual Carnegie Medal in Literature from the Library Association, recognizing the year's outstanding children's book by a British subject. For the 70th anniversary of the Medal in 2007 it was named one of the top ten winning works, selected by a panel to compose the ballot for a public election of the all-time favorite.

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Books by Kevin Crossley-Holland

by Kevin Crossley-Holland - Historical Fiction

Gatty works in the fields of a quiet English manor and has never seen much of the world nor done much of anything. But all that changes as Gatty journeys with Lady Gwyneth and a prickly new family of pilgrims across Europe to the Holy Land. Nine of them will begin the quest. Not all of them will reach Jerusalem. And Gatty's life will be forever transformed by not just her adventure, its music and miracles, but the glimmering hope of another paradise she discovers along the way.