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McKinley, Robin

Overview
Works: 93 works in 636 publications in 10 languages and 38,883 library holdings
Genres: Fantasy fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Short stories  Young adult works  Science fiction  Romance fiction  Children's audiobooks  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.M1988, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin McKinley
The hero and the crown by Robin McKinley( Book )

75 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 6,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the blue sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley( Book )

43 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 3,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, bored with her sheltered life in the remote orange-growing colony of Daria, discovers magic in herself when she is kidnapped by a native king with mysterious powers
Beauty : a retelling of the story of Beauty & the beast by Robin McKinley( Book )

62 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast
Spindle's end by Robin McKinley( Book )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infant princess Briar Rose is cursed on her name day by Pernicia, an evil fairy, and then whisked away by a young fairy to be raised in a remote part of a magical country, unaware of her real identity and hidden from Pernicia's vengeful powers
The outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley( Book )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author retells the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of outlaws who live in Sherwood Forest in twelfth-century England
Sunshine by Robin McKinley( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are places in the world where darkness rules, where it's unwise to walk. Sunshine knew that. But there hadn't been any trouble out at the lake for years, and she needed a place to be alone for a while. Unfortunately, she wasn't alone. She never heard them coming. Of course you don't, when they're vampires. They took her clothes and sneakers. They dressed her in a long red gown. And they shackled her to the wall of an abandoned mansion-within easy reach of a figure stirring in the moonlight. She knows that he is a vampire. She knows that she's to be his dinner, and that when he is finished with her, she will be dead. Yet, as dawn breaks, she finds that he has not attempted to harm her. And now it is he who needs her to help him survive the day ..."--Jacket
Rose daughter by Robin McKinley( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay, and through her love he is released from the curse that had turned him from man to beast
Dragonhaven by Robin McKinley( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jake Mendoza, who lives in the Smokehill National Park where his father runs the Makepeace Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies, goes on his first solo overnight in the park, he finds an infant dragon whose mother has been killed by a poacher
Pegasus by Robin McKinley( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of a thousand-year-old alliance between humans and pegasi, Princess Sylvi is ceremonially bound to Ebon, her own pegasus, on her twelfth birthday, but the closeness of their bond becomes a threat to the status quo and possibly to the safety of their two nations
Chalice by Robin McKinley( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beekeeper by trade, Mirasol's life changes completely when she is named the new Chalice, the most important advisor to the new Master, a former priest of fire
Deerskin by Robin McKinley( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A princess trapped in a terrifying nightmare. A king beloved by his people--and feared by his own daughter."--Dust cover
Water : tales of elemental spirits by Robin McKinley( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six short stories about the mythical creatures associated with the element of water
The door in the hedge by Robin McKinley( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two recreations of favorite tales are combined with two new original tales to create a collection of magical charms and enchantment for the young reader to explore
A knot in the grain and other stories by Robin McKinley( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best Books for Young Teen Readers. Four love stories set in Damar, a world mixing the real & the magical, featuring magicians, witches, & healers
Shadows by Robin McKinley( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magic is illegal in Newworld, so Maggie struggles to explain the strange shadows--that only she can see--that seem to accompany her new stepfather everywhere"--
Black Beauty by Robin McKinley( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters. Here is the compelling tale of a spirited young Thoroughbred that captured the hearts of readers throughout Victorian England when it was first published in 1877. This masterfully illustrated classic is skillfully adapted by Newbery Award-winning author Robin McKinley and remains faithful to the original. With simple text to read aloud to young children, it's little wonder that The Boston Globe says it is "certain to quicken the hearts of young horse lovers." A timeless tale of courage, hope, and strength guaranteed to delight a new generation of readers
The blue sword by Robin McKinley( )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, is pleased with her new home. Life in Istan is certainly easy, but a voice in her ear whispers that the home of her heart is among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, who once wielded Gonturan, the Blue Sword
Fire : tales of elemental spirits by Robin McKinley( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five tales of creatures who live and die by fire from both the present day and the prehistoric past
Imaginary lands by Robin McKinley( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fantasy short stories from authors including Jane Yolen and Robin McKinley
The hero and the crown by Robin McKinley( )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aerin, with the guidance of the wizard Luthe and the help of the blue sword, wins the birthright due her as the daughter of the Damarian king and a witchwoman of the mysterious, demon-haunted North
 
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The Blue SwordBeauty : a retelling of the story of Beauty & the beastSpindle's endThe outlaws of SherwoodSunshineRose daughterDragonhavenPegasus
Alternative Names
MacKinley, Robin 1952-

Mc Kinley, Robin 1952-

McKinley, Jennifer Carolyn Robin 1952-

McKinley, Jennifer Robin Carolyn 1952-

McKinley, Robin (Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley), 1952-

Robin McKinley Amerikaans schrijfster

Robin McKinley écrivaine américaine

Robin McKinley US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Робин Маккинли

Робін Маккінлі

מקינלי, רובין

رابین مک کینلی

رابین مک‌کینلی نویسنده آمریکایی

রবিন ম্যাককিনলি

맥킨리, 로빈 1952-

ロビン・マッキンリイ

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