Author

Peter Dickinson

English children's writer

1927   -   2015

country of citizenship: Zambia
language of expression: English
educated at: Eton College, King's College
occupation: writer, novelist, poet, science fiction writer, children's writer, screenwriter
award received: Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Carnegie Medal, Phoenix Award, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature
influenced by: Rudyard Kipling
www.peterdickinson.com

Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson OBE FRSL (16 December 1927 – 16 December 2015) was an English author and poet, best known for children's books and detective stories. Dickinson won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association for both Tulku (1979) and City of Gold (1980), each being recognised as the year's outstanding children's book by a British subject. Through 2012 he is one of seven writers to win two Carnegies; no one has won three. He was also a highly commended runner-up for Eva (1988) and four times a commended runner-up.For his contributions as a children's writer Dickinson was a finalist for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2000.
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works

7

City of Gold

novel by Peter Dickinson

author: Peter Dickinson
illustrator: Michael Foreman

1980

Eva

novel by Peter Dickinson

author: Peter Dickinson

1988

The Flight of Dragons

book by Peter Dickinson

author: Peter Dickinson
illustrator: Wayne Anderson

1979

Tulku

novel by Peter Dickinson

author: Peter Dickinson

1979

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