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Robin McKinley


(Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley)
UK (1952 - )
Wife of Peter Dickinson

Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal for The Hero and the Crown and a Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword. Her other books include Sunshine; the New York Times bestseller Spindle's End; two novel-length retellings of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Beauty and Rose Daughter; and a retelling of the Robin Hood legend, The Outlaws of Sherwood. She lives with her husband, the English writer Peter Dickinson.
 
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Short stories
The Stone Fey [short story] (1985)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1983) : The Blue Sword
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1983) : The Door in the Hedge
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (1983) : The Blue Sword
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1985) : The Hero and the Crown
Newbery Medal Best Novel winner (1985) : The Hero and the Crown
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1994) : Deerskin
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (2004) : Sunshine
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2014) : Shadows


Robin McKinley recommends
Homunculus
Homunculus (1986)
(Langdon St. Ives, book 1)
James P Blaylock
"No one should be spared the unique perversity of Jim Blaylock's world view."
Looks
Looks (2008)
Madeleine George
"Brilliant."



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