Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones
This collection of 18 stories introduces young readers to the best contemporary writers of fantasy. It also contains extracts from enduring classics such as C. S. Lewis'"The Silver Chair", "Puck of Pook's Hill" by Rudyard Kipling and "Five Children and It" by E. Nesbit. Carefully selected by the renowned children's writer Diana Wynne Jones, this is an anthology to treasure.
Diana Wynne Jones is a distinguished writer of fantasy for both adults and children. She won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award in 1977 for Charmed Life, the first title in her popular Chrestomanci series. Her astonishingly inventive novels - including Fire and Hemlock and The Merlin Conspiracy - are warmly received by critics and fantasy fans alike. She lives in Bristol.