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Diana Wynne Jones
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Born (1934-08-16)16 August 1934
London, England, UK
Died 26 March 2011(2011-03-26) (aged 76)
Bristol, England, UK
Occupation Novelist
Genre Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Children's, fantasy, comic fantasy
Subject Fantasy fiction, Science fiction, Surrealism
Literary movement Postmodernism
Notable works
  • Chrestomanci series
  • Dalemark Quartet
  • Howl's Moving Castle
Notable awards Guardian Prize
1978
Mythopoeic Award
1996, 1999
British Fantasy Award
1999
Karl Edward Wagner Award
1999
World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
2007
Locus Award
2010
Years active 1968–2011

Diana Wynne Jones (August 16, 1934 – March 25, 2011) was an author from England. She wrote fantasy novels for children and young adults.

Some of her better-known works are the Chrestomanci series, the Dalemark series, the three Moving Castle novels, Dark Lord of Derkholm, and the The Tough Guide to Fantasyland.

She was friends with another fantasy author from England named Neil Gaiman. She won many prizes for her books.

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