Sheena Porter (born 1935) is a British author of children's novels. She won the 1964 Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising Nordy Bank as the year's best children's book by a British subject.
Her work is particularly notable for its atmosphere and characterization. It has a feeling for landscape, often portraying actual places, especially in the high country of the Welsh Marches, such as Nordy Bank, and the Long Mynd in The Knockers. She also weaves the history and folklore of the region into her narratives.
- The Bronze Chrysanthemum (1961), illustrated by Shirley Hughes
- Hills and Hollows (1962), illus. Victor Ambrus
- Jacobs' Ladder (1963), illus. Ambrus
- Nordy Bank (1964), illus. Annette Macarthur-Onslow
- The Knockers (1965), illus. Gareth Floyd
- Deerfold (1966), illus. Ambrus
- The Scapegoat (1968), illus. Doreen Roberts
- The Valley of Carrig-Wen (1971), illus. Roberts
- The Hospital (1973), illus. Robin Jacques
- (Carnegie Winner 1964) Archived 2009-06-08 at the Wayback Machine.. Living Archive: Celebrating the Carnegie and Greenaway Winners. CILIP. Retrieved 2012-08-16.
- Marcus Crouch, The Nesbit Tradition: The Children's Novel in England 1945–1970, Ernest Benn, 1972, pp. 155–56.
- "Sheena Porter" Archived 2009-02-28 at the Wayback Machine.. Updated 14 September 2003. Literary Heritage: West Midlands (literaryheritage.org.uk). Shropshire County Council. Digital Midlands.
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