Biography for Hero and the Crown


Penguin Putnam
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.



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Random House, Inc.
Robin McKinley has won various awards and citations for her writing, including the Newbery Medal forThe Hero and the Crown and a Newbery Honor for The Blue Sword. Her other books includeSunshine; the New York Times bestseller Spindle's End; two novel-length retellings of the fairy taleBeauty and the Beast, Beauty and Rose Daughter; and a retelling of theRobin Hood legend, The Outlaws of Sherwood. She lives with her husband, the English writer Peter Dickinson.



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