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Hobberdy Dick

Have you ever asked yourself “What would I do with a PhD in English folklore?” Katharine Briggs found her answer with Hobberdy Dick. After a long and storied career – ranging from writing such scholarly works as the comprehensive Dictionary of British folktales in the English language and The anatomy of Puck, to service as a WAAF medic – Briggs turned to children’s literature to share and apply her knowledge.
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