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Tim Wynne-Jones

Tim Wynne-Jones is an English-Canadian author of thirty-seven books for people of all ages from picture books to young adult novels as well as three adult novels. He has written radio dramas, songs for the CBC/Jim Henson production Fraggle Rock, as well as a children's musical and an opera libretto.

Tim's first book, Odd's End won the $50,000 Seal First Novel Award. He has won the Governor General’s Award twice and been short-listed six times, the Canadian Library Association Book Award three times, the Boston-Globe-Horn Book Award twice, the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award twice and The Edgar Award of the Mystery Writers of America, once. He’s been short-listed for the Guardian Book Award twice.

For his contribution as a children's writer and educator he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

His latest book, War at the Snow White Hotel, and other stories was published by Groundwood Books in 2020. 

Tim currently lives in Perth, Ontario. Read more on his website,

Tim Wynne-Jones

Photo credit: Mark Raynes Roberts