Peter Dickinson

Peter Dickinson

Peter Dickinson was born in Livingstone, Zambia on December 16th, 1927 and passed away at the age of 87 on December 16th, 2015.

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Peter Dickinson Stats: The highest rated book by Peter Dickinson on Book Notification is The Flight of Dragons, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Water (Tales Of Elemental Spirits #1).

The most read book by Peter Dickinson on Book Notification is Water, the first novel in the Tales Of Elemental Spirits series. The second most read book is Annerton Pit, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Peter Dickinson books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Changes Trilogy Books in Publication Order

List of Jimmy Pibble Books in Publication Order

List of The Kin Books in Publication Order

List of Princess Louise Books in Publication Order

List of The Ropemaker Books in Publication Order

List of Tales Of Elemental Spirits Books in Publication Order (with Robin McKinley)

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

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List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of MagicQuest Books in Publication Order (with Diana Wynne Jones, with Patricia A. McKillip)

List of Peter Dickinson Anthologies in Publication Order

Peter Dickinson: Biography

Peter Dickinson (Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson) was born on December 16th, 1927. Peter passed away December 16th, 2015 at 87 years old. Peter Dickinson was born in Livingstone, Zambia. Dickinson attended King\\\'s College, Cambridge where he received a Bachelor of Arts.

Peter Dickinson (Peter Malcolm de Brissac Dickinson) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 38 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1971 with the novel Emma Tupper's Diary. The most recently released novel was The Green Gene which was released in 2015.

Peter Dickinson also wrote the Jimmy Pibble series which has 6 books including The Glass Sided Ant's Nest / Skin Deep and The Old English Peep Show / A Pride of Heroes.

Peter Dickinson: Awards & Accolades

Dickinson's books have won multiple awards, The Glass Sided Ant's Nest / Skin Deep won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1968. The Old English Peep Show / A Pride of Heroes won the Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award, in 1969. The Ropemaker won the Mythopoeic Award, Fantasy Award for Children's Literature, in 2002.

The following novels by Peter Dickinson were nominated for these awards:

  • The Glass Sided Ant's Nest / Skin Deep: Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel (1969).
  • The Old English Peep Show / A Pride of Heroes: Edgar Award, Best Mystery Novel (1970).
  • The Sinful Stones / The Seals: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1970).
  • Sleep and His Brother: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1971).
  • The Poison Oracle: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1974).
  • The Lively Dead: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1975).
  • Flight: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1986).
  • Play Dead: Crime Writer's Association Award, Gold Dagger Award (1991).
  • Water: World Fantasy Award, Collection (2003).
  • Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixteenth Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2003).

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  3. E.B. White, author of the novel: Charlotte's Web.
  4. Ann Patchett, author of the novel: The Dutch House.
  5. David Sedaris, author of the novel: Me Talk Pretty One Day.

Peter Dickinson: F.A.Q

When was Peter Dickinson Born?

Peter Dickinson was born on December 16th, 1927.

When did Peter Dickinson die?

Peter Dickinson died on December 16th, 2015 at 87 years old.

Where was Peter Dickinson Born?

Peter Dickinson was born in Livingstone, Zambia, .

What book awards has Peter Dickinson won?

The Glass Sided Ant's Nest / Skin Deep: Crime Writer's Association Award Gold Dagger Award (1968).
The Old English Peep Show / A Pride of Heroes: Crime Writer's Association Award Gold Dagger Award (1969).
The Ropemaker: Mythopoeic Award Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (2002).

What was the first book Peter Dickinson wrote?

The first novel written by Peter Dickinson was The Glass Sided Ant's Nest / Skin Deep, published in 1968.

What was the most recent book Peter Dickinson wrote?

His most recently released work was A Closer Look At Me (a short story) on January 12th, 2019.

How many books has Peter Dickinson written?

Peter Dickinson has written 66 books across 11 series.
  • 3 books in The Changes Trilogy Series
  • 6 books in the Jimmy Pibble Series
  • 5 books in The Kin Series
  • 2 books in the Princess Louise Series
  • 2 books in The Ropemaker Series
  • 3 books in the Tales Of Elemental Spirits Series
  • 38 Standalone Novels
  • 1 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 5 Collections
  • 1 book in the MagicQuest Series

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