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ISBN: 0688802400
Author: Katherine Mary Briggs
Language: English
Publisher: William Morrow & Co (February 1, 1980)
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Young Adults
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Katharine Mary Briggs (8 November 1898 – 15 October 1980) was a British folklorist and writer, who wrote The . books such as The Legend of Maiden-Hair (her first published book) or Hobberdy Dick, and Kate Crackernuts.

books such as The Legend of Maiden-Hair (her first published book) or Hobberdy Dick, and Kate Crackernuts.

Kate Crackernuts" (or "Katie Crackernuts") is a Scottish fairy tale collected by Andrew Lang in the Orkney Islands and published in Longman's Magazine in 1889. The tale is about a princess who rescues her beautiful sister from an evil enchantment and a prince from a wasting sickness caused by dancing nightly with the fairies. The tale has been adapted to a children's novel and a stage play.

Kate Crackernuts book. In a land troubled by witches and feuding clans, step-sisters Kate. First published in 1963, Katherine Briggs' wonderful re-casting of the classic fable of friendship conquering all is a rare and beguiling mix of folk-lore and fantasy. The author's own fascination with the English folk-lore tradition imbues the telling with seriousness and beauty that transcend its generic roots. In 1963 she published another children's book, Kate Crackernuts, and became involved with the Folklore Society of the UK, later being elected as its president in 1967.

A high-spirited girl tries to shield her innocent stepsister from a witch's wrath during the turbulence caused by the 17th-century wars between the Scots and English.

Katherine Mary Briggs was born in north London in 1898, the eldest of three daughters. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, obtaining her MA in 1926. In the years that followed she wrote and produced many plays, alongside studying towards her PhD which she completed with a thesis in folklore in seventeenth century literature. Briggs went on to write various books on fairies and folklore, including the definitive four-volume Dictionary of British Folk-Tales. Her children's books include Hobberdy Dick and Kate Crackernuts.

Katie Crackernuts or Kate Crackernuts is a Scottish fairy tale collected by Andrew Lang in the Orkneys and published it in "Longman's . Katherine Mary Briggs adapted the story for her children's novel "Kate Crackernuts".

Katie Crackernuts or Kate Crackernuts is a Scottish fairy tale collected by Andrew Lang in the Orkneys and published it in "Longman's Magazine. Joseph Jacobs included in "English Fairy Tales". The folktale was adapted for the stage by American playwright Sheila Callaghan as a contemporary rave fable. She was awarded the Doctorate in Literature in 1969 and spent the latter part of her life working for the Folklore Society, which named an award in her honor.

About Kate Crackernuts - In a land troubled by witches and feuding clans, step-sisters Kate and Katherine . The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's, young adult book industry

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In 1954, the first Katharine Briggs book was published, titled The Personnel of Fairyland, a guide to the folklore of. .In 1963 she published another children’s book, Kate Crackernuts, and became involved with the Folklore Society of the UK, later being elected as its president in 1967

In 1954, the first Katharine Briggs book was published, titled The Personnel of Fairyland, a guide to the folklore of Great Britain. This was followed by Hobberdy Dick (1955), a children's story about a hobgoblin in Puritan England. In 1963 she published another children’s book, Kate Crackernuts, and became involved with the Folklore Society of the UK, later being elected as its president in 1967. Now a preeminent expert on fairy stories and folklore, she began to lecture across the country and by the 1970s she had been invited to give lectures in the United States and was regularly interviewed on television.

A high-spirited girl tries to shield her innocent stepsister from a witch's wrath during the turbulence caused by the 17th-century wars between the Scots and English.

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