Lycett Green, Candida

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LYCETT GREEN, Candida. British, b. 1942. Genres: Homes/Gardens, Horticulture, Plays/Screenplays, Children's fiction. Career: Writer of nonfiction and children's books, and broadcaster. Publications: (with C. Booker) Goodbye London: An Illustrated Guide to Threatened Buildings, 1972; The Front Garden, 1979; English Cottages, 1982; Brilliant Gardens, 1989; The Perfect English Country House, 1991; England: Travels through an Unwrecked Landscape, 1996; Country Life's One Hundred Favorite Houses, 1999; (with HRH the Prince of Wales) The Garden at Highgrove, 2000; Over the Hills and Far Away: An English Odyssey, 2003. EDITOR: John Betjeman: Letters, Vol. One: 1926-1951, 1994, Vol. Two: 1951-1984, 1995; John Betjeman, Coming Home: An Anthology of His Prose, 1997; Betjeman's Britain: An Anthology of Prose and Verse, 1999. DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAYS: The Front Garden, 1979; The English Woman and the Horse, 1981; A Cottage in the Country, 1983. FOR CHILDREN: Hadrian the Hedgehog, 1969, in US as The Adventures of Hadrian the Hedgehog, 1970; Hadrian in the Orient, 1971. Contributor to periodicals. Address: c/o Desmond Elliott, 403 Carrington House, Hertford St., London W1Y 7TD, England.