Tim Wynne-Jones

With over thirty titles, Tim Wynne-Jones is one of Canada’s most respected writers for children and teens. He has received two Governor General’s Awards, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Edgar Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for significant contributions to the field of children’s literature. His new titles are the picture book, Pounce De Leon (Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2008); Rex Zero, the Great Pretender (Groundwood 2009), a third instalment in a series for middle readers; and The Uninvited (Candlewick 2009), a haunting senior teen novel. Wynne-Jones is on faculty at Vermont College, but continues to live in Perth ON.