|Name Charles Butler||Role Author|
|Born 25 January 1963 (age 52) (1963-01-25) Romsey, Hampshire, England|
Occupation Associate Professor, University of the West of England
Education University of York, University of London
Awards Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
Books Calypso Dreaming, Reading History in Children, Four British Fantasists : Place an, The Fetch of Mardy Watt, The Lurkers
Butler's most important academic work, Four British fantasists : place and culture in the children's fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (2009) in the Mythopoeic Scholarship category and is in 236 libraries according to WorldCat, and has been reviewed in the standard book review sources and academic journals. Another academic work, Teaching Children's Fiction is in 148 libraries. Of Butler's fiction, Timon's Tide is the most widely held and reviewed: over 300 libraries & reviews. Among her other fiction, Death of a Ghost, The Fetch of Mardy Watt, Calypso Dreaming, The Lurkers, are each in about 100 libraries and with journal reviews.
Butler's works include:
At some point between 2009 and 2012 Butler began using the name Catherine instead of Charles, evidently as part of transitioning from male to female gender.