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"Small, Vulnerable ETs": The Green Children of Woolpit

  title={"Small, Vulnerable ETs": The Green Children of Woolpit},
  author={John Clark},
Cited by Francis Godwin in his The Man in the Moone (1638), the story of the "Green Children of Woolpit" (in Suffolk, in eastern England) remains a fascinating footnote in the history of speculative fiction. It has generated entries in dictionaries of fantasy literature (Clute and Grant 437), folklore (Simpson and Roud 153-54), fairies (Briggs, Dictionary of Fairies 200-01), "The Unexplained" (Clark 133-34), and "alien encounters" (Baker 123-24). It has been alluded to in academic discussions… 
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