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The Lives of Christopher Chant

The Lives of Christopher Chant( )
Author: Jones, Diana Wynne
Narrated by: Doyle, Gerard
Series title:The Chrestomanci Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4025-8465-7
Publication Date:May 2004
Publisher:Recorded Books, Inc.
Book Format:Multiple copy pack
List Price:USD $156.75
Author Biography
Jones, Diana Wynne (Author)
Diana Wynne Jones was born in London on August 16, 1934. In 1953, she began school at St. Anne's College Oxford and attended lectures by J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. After graduation, she created plays for children that were performed at the London Arts Theatre. Her first book was published in 1973. She wrote over 40 books during her lifetime including Dark Lord of Derkholm, Earwig and the Witch, and the Chrestomanci series. She won numerous awards including the Guardian Award for Children's Books in 1977 for Charmed Life, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1984 for Archer's Goon, the Mythopeic Award in 1999, the Karl Edward Wagner Award in 1999, and the Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Organization in 2007. Her book Howl's Moving Castle was adapted into an animated film by director Hayao Miyazaki, and the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. She died from lung cancer on March 26, 2011 at the age of 76.

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