WorldCat Identities

McKinley, Robin

Overview
Works: 78 works in 480 publications in 10 languages and 39,175 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  Legends  Short stories, American  Short stories, English  Sea stories 
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 )

61 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 6,214 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 )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 3,888 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 )

49 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,586 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 )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,088 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 powers
The outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Finnish and held by 2,006 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 )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,815 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,622 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 Hobb( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,411 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 )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,261 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 )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,155 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 )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,089 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 )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 1,068 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
Black Beauty by Robin McKinley( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
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 950 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 )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 870 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"--
The blue sword by Robin McKinley( )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Crewe, the Homelander orphan girl, was not unhappy in her new home. Her foster parents were more than kind, and life in Istan was easy. But a voice in Harry's ear whispered that hers was another destiny, that the home of her heart was not here, but among the Hillfolk, among the descendants of Lady Aerin, she who once wielded Gonturan, the Blue Sword
Fire : tales of elemental spirits by Robin McKinley( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 713 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( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 695 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( )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 634 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 hero and the crown
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

מקינלי, רובין

رابین مک‌کینلی نویسنده آمریکایی

রবিন ম্যাককিনলি

맥킨리, 로빈 1952-

ロビン・マッキンリイ

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The Blue SwordBeauty : a retelling of the story of Beauty & the beastSpindle's endThe outlaws of SherwoodSunshineRose daughterDragonhavenPegasus