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
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Average rating: 3.6 · 11,460 ratings · 1,923 reviews · 57 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blink and Caution

3.62 avg rating — 2,144 ratings — published 2011 — 20 editions
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The Uninvited

3.22 avg rating — 1,571 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
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The Emperor of Any Place

3.72 avg rating — 797 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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The Boy in the Burning House

3.61 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 2000 — 20 editions
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The Maestro

3.44 avg rating — 418 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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A Thief in the House of Memory

3.45 avg rating — 286 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Some of the Kinder Planets:...

3.77 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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3.13 avg rating — 170 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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The Starlight Claim

3.58 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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The Ruinous Sweep

3.06 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2018 — 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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