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Shannon Hale


USA flag (1974 - )

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.
 
Series

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Maisie Danger
1. Dangerous (2014)
 
Princess in Black
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)
The Princess in Black / Hungry Bunny Horde (omnibus) (2016) (with Dean Hale)

 
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (with Dean Hale)
Squirrel Meets World (2017)
 
Novels
 
Graphic Novels
Rapunzel's Revenge (2008) (with Dean Hale)
Calamity Jack (2010) (with Dean Hale)
 
Novellas
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Series contributed to

 
 
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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