Fantasy writer Diana Wynne Jones died over the weekend at the age of 76. She published over forty books, including Howl’s Moving Castle.
Born August 16, 1934 in London, Jones started her writing career as a playwright. Shifting her focus to fantasy, Jones wrote a number of books by which many of them were intended for children and young adults. She won the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award in 2007, and her books won Mythopoeic Awards in 1996 and 1999.
For more information about Jones, check out her Wikipedia entry.
To find books written by Jones, click on this link to take you to the library's catalog.