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Born In Essex, UK.
School in Luton.
College - Sussex.
Worked in Cambs.
Now Living in Norfolk.
 

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Diana Wynne Jones

We were sad to hear of the death of this writer of popular children's fantasy book author on March 26th 2011, aged 76, after her battle with cancer. Diana was a British Born author (1934) who wrote unconventional fantasy stories with modern settings that featured witches and mythological figures. She began with 'Wilkin's Tooth' published in the UK in 1973, and in the US, under the title Witches Business in 1974. In this she pitted a group of contemporary schoolchildren against a witch. She then progressed to writed around 40 or so books, and won several awards. She will be sorely missed by her many fans as well as her friends & family.

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