Author

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Joan Aiken

English fiction writer

1924   -   2004

country of citizenship: United Kingdom
language of expression: English
occupation: writer, novelist, children's writer, science fiction writer
award received: Member of the Order of the British Empire, Edgar Award
www.joanaiken.com

Joan Delano Aiken (4 September 1924 – 4 January 2004) was an English writer specialising in supernatural fiction and children's alternative history novels. In 1999 she was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature. For The Whispering Mountain, published by Jonathan Cape in 1968, she won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children's writers, and she was a commended runner-up for the Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British writer. She won an Edgar Allan Poe Award (1972) for Night Fall.
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works

14

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

novel by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1962

Black Hearts in Battersea

novel by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken
illustrator: Robin Jacques

1964

Is Underground

novel by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1992

The Stolen Lake

novel by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1981

The Cuckoo Tree

book by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1971

Nightbirds on Nantucket

book by Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1966

Mwclis y Glaw a Storïau Eraill

boek van Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1995

Llid y Lloer

boek van Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1994

Merch y Brenin Braw

boek van Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

1989

The Whispering Mountain

boek van Joan Aiken

author: Joan Aiken

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