Tim Wynne-Jones





Tim Wynne-Jones

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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


Average rating: 3.59 · 6,500 ratings · 1,122 reviews · 47 distinct works · Similar authors
Blink and Caution
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 1,435 ratings — published 2011 — 17 editions
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The Uninvited
3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 1,149 ratings — published 2009 — 14 editions
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The Boy in the Burning House
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 2000 — 15 editions
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The Maestro
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 1995 — 15 editions
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A Thief in the House of Memory
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Rex Zero and the End of the...
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Some of the Kinder Planets:...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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Rex Zero, King of Nothing
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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