Jenny Nimmo





Jenny Nimmo

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in Windsor, Berkshire, The United Kingdom
January 15, 1944

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Jenny Nimmo was born in Windsor, Berkshire, England and educated at boarding schools in Kent and Surrey from the age of six until the age of sixteen, when she ran away from school to become a drama student/assistant stage manager with Theater South East. She graduated and acted in repertory theater in various towns and cities: Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Hastings, and Bexhill.

She left Britain to teach English to three Italian boys in Almafi, Italy. On her return, she joined the BBC, first as a picture researcher, then as an assistant floor manager, studio manager (news) then finally a director/adaptor with Jackanory (a BBC storytelling program for children). She left BBC to marry a Welsh artist David Wynn Millward and went to li...more


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“Waiting and hoping is a hard thing to do when you've already been waiting and hoping for almost as long as you can bear it.”
Jenny Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Time Twister

“You let their friendship continue because Maisie looks after your son while you're gallivanting around the country disguised as Sherlock Holmes" - Uncle Paton Yewbeam”
Jenny Nimmo, Charlie Bone and the Shadow

“It was an exceptional sensation, reading by spiderlight.”
Jenny Nimmo, The Snow Spider

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