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 · 10,365 ratings · 1,718 reviews · 56 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blink and Caution

3.66 avg rating — 1,933 ratings — published 2011 — 19 editions
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The Uninvited

3.22 avg rating — 1,539 ratings — published 2009 — 16 editions
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The Emperor of Any Place

3.75 avg rating — 715 ratings — published 2015 — 14 editions
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The Boy in the Burning House

3.61 avg rating — 456 ratings — published 2000 — 19 editions
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The Maestro

3.43 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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A Thief in the House of Memory

3.44 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Some of the Kinder Planets:...

3.76 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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Rex Zero and the End of the...

3.52 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 2006 — 8 editions
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Zoom at Sea

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4.04 avg rating — 126 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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