English natural history author (1788–1864).
English writer (1900–1969) best known for his parodies of self-help books. He is remembered particularly for popularising gamemanship, the art of using dubious although not illegal tactics to gain an advantage.
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18th-century English writer, critic, editor and lexicographer whose Dictionary of the English Language had far-reaching effects on the development of Modern English.
English children’s author (1783–1824), whose best known work is “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”.
English writer of children’s stories, whose 1865 book The Brownies gave Agnes Baden-Powell the idea and the name for the junior level of the Girl Guides.
English historical novelist, at one time considered a rival to Charles Dickens.
English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies.
Scottish writer, folklorist and antiquarian particularly noted for his texts on Orkney folklore and history
Leonard Malcolm Saville (21 February 1901 – 30 June 1982) was an English author best known for the Lone Pine series of children’s books, published between 1943 and 1978.