Books Deerskin by Robin McKinley Paperback, 375 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $14 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDeerskinAuthorRobin McKinley Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary When her growing beauty begins to resemble her mother's too closely, Princess Lissar must flee her father's wrath, accompanied by her loyal dog Ash, and, in doing so, she unlocks a door into a world of magic. Reprint. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Robin McKinley The Blue Sword The Hero and the Crown Sunshine Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Deerskin Students perform Alcestis at Queen's College in London, circa 1917. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hulton Archive/Getty Images Review Three Books... Girls Girls Girls: A Trio Of Epic Adventures May 25, 2011 From posh princesses to tough teens, the ladies of literary history are getting a makeover. Author Malinda Lo shares these empowering tales of sacrifice, hope and determination from three famous female characters.