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James Reeves - Author

The real name of James Reeves was John Morris (1909 - 1978), a British writer known for his poetry and contributions to children's literature and the literature of collected traditional songs.

He was born in Harrow, Middlesex, and educated at Stowe School and Jesus College, Cambridge. He taught until 1952, when he became a full-time writer.

He was close to Laura Riding for a time, being successor to Jacob Bronowski as editor of Epilogue: A Critical Summary. He also was an editor of works of Robert Graves.

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Stories From England
James Reeves
Perfect for reading aloud, this is a rich collection of some of the best-known traditional folk and fairy stories which have their roots specifically in England. Some of them such as Dick Whittington and his Cat have very specific English...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/02/2009
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