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Jenny Nimmo

Author of Midnight for Charlie Bone

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Born in Windsor, England in 1944, Nimmo's father died when she was only five. By the time she was fourteen, she had gone to two boarding schools and had joined a theater company in England. Her unstable childhood led to a series of diverse jobs where she worked in several fields as a nanny, a photographic researcher, and a floor manager at the BBC. At the BBC she became a director of Jackanory, a children's show. After having her first child, Nimmo left the BBC and began work on her first novel, "The Bronze Trumpeteer." Nimmo is best known for two series of fantasy novels: The Magician Trilogy (1986 to 1989), contemporary stories rooted in Welsh myth, and Children of the Red King (2002 to 2010), featuring Charlie Bone and other magically endowed school children. The Snow Spider, first of the Magician books, won the second annual Nestlé Smarties Book Prize and the 1987 Tir na n-Og Award as the year's best original-English-language book with "authentic Welsh background". The Stone Mouse was highly commended for the 1993 Carnegie Medal. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Midnight for Charlie Bone 3,465 copies, 79 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Time Twister 2,534 copies, 31 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy 2,291 copies, 27 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Hidden King 1,639 copies, 15 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Beast 1,145 copies, 15 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Shadow 792 copies, 11 reviews
The Snow Spider 741 copies, 15 reviews
Charlie Bone and the Red Knight 477 copies, 9 reviews
Emlyn's Moon 410 copies, 4 reviews
The Chestnut Soldier 318 copies, 5 reviews
The Secret Kingdom 225 copies, 1 review
Griffin's Castle 217 copies, 4 reviews
The Snow Spider Trilogy 198 copies, 2 reviews
The Stones of Ravenglass 78 copies, 1 review
Leopards' Gold 48 copies, 1 review
The Owl Tree 47 copies, 2 reviews
The Night of the Unicorn 40 copies, 1 review
The Stone Mouse 38 copies, 1 review
Tom and the Pterosaur 32 copies, 1 review
Ultramarine 28 copies
The Dog Star 27 copies, 2 reviews
The Witch's Tears 27 copies, 1 review
Something Wonderful 25 copies, 1 review
Milo's Wolves 22 copies
Tatty Apple 17 copies, 1 review
The Beasties 16 copies, 1 review
Matty Mouse 14 copies
The Bodigulpa 13 copies
Secret Creatures 12 copies, 1 review
Ultramarine: 2 11 copies
Delilah Alone 11 copies
Branwen 3 copies
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 244 copies, 20 reviews
Centuries of Stories (Contributor) 49 copies
The Animals' Bedtime Storybook (Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
Sisters (Mammoth Contents) (Contributor) 1 copy

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