"Asks to be placed immediately in the hands of every child...reads aloud resoundingly."--The School Librarian"The strong, alliterative prose has something of the same quality as the splendid Old English verse. A remarkable achievement."--Children's Books of the Year
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About the Author
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a British author, poet, and editor well-known to both young and old readers. Among his most recent books for children are Folktales of the British Isles and Axe-Age, Wolf-Age.Charles Keeping has illustrated over 100 children's books, including several of his own, and has twice won the British Library Association's Kate Greenaway Medal.