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Ursula Vernon


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aka T Kingfisher

Ursula Vernon is the author and illustrator of "Nurk," "Digger," and a number of other projects. The daughter of an artist, she spent her youth attempting to rebel and become a scientist, but eventually succumbed to the siren song of paint, although not before getting a degree in anthropology.Having moved across the country several times, she eventually settled in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she works full-time as an artist and creator of oddities. She lives with her boyfriend, a spastic Beagle, a (fairly) mellow Border Collie, a small collection of cats,
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Fantasy
 
Novels
   Nurk (2008)
   Castle Hangnail (2015)
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Graphic Novels
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Non fiction
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Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction winner (2016) : Castle Hangnail


Ursula Vernon recommends
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Toad Words And Other Stories (2014)
T Kingfisher
"Kingfisher writes like I would if I were using a pen name."
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Osmo Unknown and the Eightpenny Woods (2022)
Catherynne M Valente
"Charmingly dark and darkly charming, a fairy tale that veers between the almost familiar and the wildly unexpected, Valente's story will delight any reader who is both fierce and gentle, wild and mild, fond of wombats and pangolins and all manner of strange beasts."

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