W. B. Yeats Books & Biography
W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) was born in Dublin and was educated in Ireland and England. An Irish poet, and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature, he was instrumental in the development of a national Irish theatre – and in particular the founding of the Abbey Theatre. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.
P. J. Lynch has worked as a Children's Book Illustrator for more than 20 years. He has won many awards including the Mother Goose Award, the Christopher Medal three times, and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal on two occasions.