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Robin McKinley


(Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley)
UK flag (b.1952)
Wife of Peter Dickinson

Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley, known as 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.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy
 
Series
Folktales
   Beauty (1978)
   Rose Daughter (1997)
   Spindle's End (2000)
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Damar
   The Door in the Hedge (1981)
   1. The Blue Sword (1982)
   2. The Hero and the Crown (1984)
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Pegasus
   1. Pegasus (2010)
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Novels
   The Outlaws of Sherwood (1988)
   Rowan (1992)
   Deerskin (1993)
   The Stone Fey (1998)
   Sunshine (2003)
   Dragonhaven (2007)
   Chalice (2008)
   Shadows (2013)
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Collections
   A Knot in the Grain (1994)
   Water (2002) (with Peter Dickinson)
   Fire (2009) (with Peter Dickinson)
   The Door in the Hedge: and Other Stories (2014)
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Anthologies edited
   Imaginary Lands (1985)
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Robin McKinley recommends
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Lady Hotspur (2020)
(Queens of Innis Lear, book 2)
Tessa Gratton
"I look forward to reading every Tessa Gratton novel we are lucky enough to have."
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Looks (2008)
Madeleine George
"Brilliant."
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Homunculus (1986)
(Langdon St. Ives, book 1)
James P Blaylock
"No one should be spared the unique perversity of Jim Blaylock's world view."

Anthologies containing stories by Robin McKinley
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The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Sixteenth Annual Collection (2003)
(Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, book 16)
edited by
Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
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Silver Birch, Blood Moon (1999)
(Fairy Tale Anthologies, book 5)
edited by
Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
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The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (1997)
(The Mammoth Book of ...)
edited by
Mike Ashley

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