Barbara Leonie Picard (17 December 1917 – 15 December 2011) was a British writer of children's books, known best for historical fiction and for retellings of ancient myths and medieval legends. Her works were meticulously researched. She also wrote original fairy tales. Three of her books were commended runners up for the annual British Carnegie Medal, one collection of her fairy tales and two historical novels.

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  • Barbara Leonie Picard (17 December 1917 – 15 December 2011) was a British writer of children's books, known best for historical fiction and for retellings of ancient myths and medieval legends. Her works were meticulously researched. She also wrote original fairy tales. Three of her books were commended runners up for the annual British Carnegie Medal, one collection of her fairy tales and two historical novels. (en)
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  • 1917-12-17 (xsd:date)
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  • 2011-12-15 (xsd:date)
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  • August 2012
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  • British
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  • Writer
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  • When I was a small child, polite people said of me that I was shy; I never was, I was merely unsociable. When I was grown up, they called me reserved; I was, but only because I was unsociable. Now that I am old, they speak of me as a recluse: and I am a recluse–because I am still unsociable.
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  • here and earlier, did she work as a librarian?
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  • – (Barbara Leonie Picard, Something about the Author Autobiography Series, V. 10, p. 229-30 )
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  • British children's writer (en)
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  • Barbara Leonie Picard (17 December 1917 – 15 December 2011) was a British writer of children's books, known best for historical fiction and for retellings of ancient myths and medieval legends. Her works were meticulously researched. She also wrote original fairy tales. Three of her books were commended runners up for the annual British Carnegie Medal, one collection of her fairy tales and two historical novels. (en)
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  • Barbara Leonie Picard (en)
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