National Bestselling Author

Robin McKinley

Winner of the Newbery Award for The Hero and the Crown

Robin McKinley

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.

Visit her at robinmckinleysblog.com.

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"Pretty much perfect."
—Neil Gaiman, on Sunshine

"Penetratingly insightful . . . Quietly magnificent."
Kirkus, on Dragonhaven