Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin Crossley-Holland's Arthur trilogy was translated into 25 languages, and the first book, The Seeing Stone, won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and has sold well over one million copies worldwide. He is a poet and historical novelist for children, also very well known for his retellings of myth and traditional tale, including Norse Myths and Norse Tales, and for his translation of Beowulf. He was the President of the School Library Association (2012-17) and is 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 memoir of childhood, The Hidden Roads, was published in 2009. Bracelet of Bones, the first of his Viking Sagas, was published in 2011 and the second, Scramasax, in 2012. His new collection of poems, Gravity for Beginners, will be published early in 2021.
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