Tim Wynne-Jones





Tim Wynne-Jones


Born
in Bromborough, Cheshire, The United Kingdom
August 12, 1948

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Tim Wynne-Jones (born 12 August 1948) is an English–Canadian author of children's literature, including picture books and novels for children and young adults, novels for adults, radio dramas, songs for the CBC/Jim Henson production Fraggle Rock, as well as a children's musical and an opera libretto.

Awards:
Arthur Ellis Award
Best Juvenile (2001): The Boy in the Burning House
Edgar Award
Best Young Adult (2002): The Boy in the Burning House
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Average rating: 3.59 · 8,946 ratings · 1,503 reviews · 53 distinct works · Similar authors
Blink and Caution

3.65 avg rating — 1,826 ratings — published 2011 — 19 editions
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The Uninvited

3.23 avg rating — 1,437 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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The Emperor of Any Place

3.82 avg rating — 424 ratings — published 2015 — 12 editions
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The Boy in the Burning House

3.62 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 2000 — 17 editions
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The Maestro

3.42 avg rating — 331 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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A Thief in the House of Memory

3.45 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Some of the Kinder Planets:...

3.85 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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Rex Zero and the End of the...

3.53 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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3.15 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2016
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Zoom at Sea

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4.08 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1983 — 7 editions
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“Maybe life is a board game, but I never get to roll the dice.”
Tim Wynne-Jones, Rex Zero and the End of the World

“Habit was stronger than emotion.”
Tim Wynne-Jones, The Uninvited

“The truth is bigger than the stories people tell themselves and bigger than the lies they live with.”
Tim Wynne-Jones, The Emperor of Any Place

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