Diana Wynne Jones was the multiple award-winning author of many
fantasy novels for children, teenagers, and adults. Her book
Howl's Moving Castle was made into an Academy
Award-nominated major animated feature by Hayao Miyazaki. She
received the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.
Married to the medievalist J. A. Burrow, with whom she had three
sons, she lived for many years in Bristol, the setting for many of
her books. Diana Wynne Jones passed away in March 2011, after a
Garth Nix is the author of the Abhorsen Trilogy.
"Complex . . . subtle . . . compelling reading."-ALA Booklist