Jenny Nimmo

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Birthday
15, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1944 (age 76)
Birthplace
England

About

An English-born writer of children's fantasy novels, she is best known for The Magician Trilogy and the Children of the Red King series. She earned a Nestle Smarties Book Prize for her 1986 work, The Snow Spider.

Before Fame

In her early adulthood, she worked for the BBC as a television writer. Her debut book, The Bronze Trumpeter, actually started out as a screenplay.

Trivia

Her chapter books include the Delilah and Box Boys book series.

Family Life

She was born in England and raised in Wales. She and her husband, David Millward, became parents to three children: Myfanwy, Ianto and Gwenhwyfar.

Associated With

She and JK Rowling both won Nestle Gold Awards in 1997 in their respective categories.