Mixed Magics (Chrestomanci #5)

Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones

Middle-grade fiction (9 to 12 years)

Glorious rejacket of the story collection set in the worlds of Chrestomanci. The stories featured in this collection are: Warlock at the Wheel Stealer of Souls Carol Oneir's Hundredth Dream The Sage of Theare Everybody's favourite nine-lifed enchanter makes a guest appearance in each tale. Plus man favourites from theChrestomanci novels - and a cast of thousands! With illustrations by Tim Stevens.

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In 1999, Diana Wynne Jones won the children's section of the Mythopeic Award in the USA and the Karl Edward Wagner Award in the UK, awarded by the British Fantasy Society.

"!Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, plenty of magic and imaginative array of alternate worlds. Yet, at the same time, a great seriousness is present in all of her novels, a sense of urgency that links Jones's most outrageous plots to her readers' hopes and fears!" Publishers Weekly "Truly magical -- guaranteed to leave you gasping -- even hotter than Potter" The Bookseller "Diana Wynne Jones could teach Stephen King and JK Rowling a thing or two ! [she] has a skill for inserting just the right amount of detail in her written words, leaving you satiated but not stuffed." SFX

Diana Wynne Jones spent her childhood in Essex and has been writing fantasy novels for children since 1973. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she has been enthralling children and adults with her work ever since. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children's Book Award in 1981, and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal. In November 2007 she was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Fantasy Association. She is married with three sons, and lives in Bristol with her husband.

General Fields

  • : 9780006755296
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Children's Books
  • : 0.17
  • : August 2000
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Diana Wynne Jones
  • : Paperback
  • : 176
  • : (chapter heads line)