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Shannon Hale


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Shannon Hale started writing books at age ten and never stopped, eventually earning an MFA in Creative Writing. After nineteen years of writing and dozens of rejections, she published her first book, The Goose Girl, an ALA Teens' Top Ten. Enna Burning and River Secrets are companion books to Goose. Princess Academy is a Newbery Honor Book and New York Times best seller. Austenland, her first book for adults, is a Book Sense pick. She and her husband are co-writing a series of graphic novles for kids. They reside in Salt Lake City with their toddler son, baby daughter, and their pet, a small, plastic pig.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Romance
 

Series
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Princess in Black
   0. The Case of the Coronavirus (2020) (with Dean Hale)
   1. The Princess in Black (2014) (with Dean Hale)
   2. The Perfect Princess Party (2015) (with Dean Hale)
   3. The Hungry Bunny Horde (2016) (with Dean Hale)
   4. Takes a Vacation (2016) (with Dean Hale)
     aka Takes a Holiday
   5. The Mysterious Playdate (2017) (with Dean Hale)
   6. The Science Fair Scare (2018) (with Dean Hale)
   7. The Bathtime Battle (2019) (with Dean Hale)
   8. The Giant Problem (2020) (with Dean Hale)
   9. The Mermaid Princess (2022) (with Dean Hale)
   Three Monster-Battling Adventures (2019) (with Dean Hale)
   The Prince in Pink (2023) (with Dean Hale)
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Friends
   1. Real Friends (2017)
   2. Best Friends (2019) (with LeUyen Pham)
   3. Friends Forever (2021)
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Novels
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Picture Books
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Graphic Novels
   Rapunzel's Revenge (2008) (with Dean Hale)
   Calamity Jack (2010) (with Dean Hale)
   Diana: Princess of the Amazons (2020) (with Dean Hale)
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Novellas
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Series contributed to
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Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (2006) : Princess Academy
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2010) : Enna Burning
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2010) : Forest Born
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2010) : The Goose Girl
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction nominee (2010) : River Secrets




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