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Ted Hughes

Born  on 17th August 1930, Yorkshire, England

Died on 28th October 1998, London , England

Ted was an English poet, translator, and children's writer. Critics frequently rank him as one of the best poets of his generation and one of the twentieth century's greatest writers. He was appointed Poet Laureate in 1984 and held the office until his death. In 2008 The Times ranked Hughes fourth on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

Ted's book in Leaf through a good book

More children's books by Ted