Diana Wynne Jones
Diana Wynne Jones (1934-2001) was a British author of fantasy novels for both children and adults. She is the author of the Chrestomanci and Dalemark Quartet series. According to her, Diana began writing during the 1960s in order to maintain her own sanity while raising her children. She won many different awards throughout her career, including the Guardian Prize, Mythopoeic Award and the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. Diana was nicknamed the “Queen of the Fantastic.”

Diana Wynne Jones’ first novel was Changeover, published in 1970. Her final novel The Islands of Chaldea, which was completed by Ursula Jones in 2014. Below is a list of Diana Wynne Jones’ books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Dalemark Books


Cart and Cwidder(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Drowned Ammet(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spellcoats(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crown of Dalemark(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of MagicQuest Books


Power of Three(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magicians of Caprona(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chrestomanci Books


Charmed Life(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magicians of Caprona(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Witch Week(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lives of Christopher Chant(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Conrad's Fate(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pinhoe Egg(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Chrestomanci Collections


Mixed Magics: Four Tales of Chrestomanci(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Howl’s Castle Books


Howl's Moving Castle(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Castle in the Air(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
House of Many Ways(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Magids Books


Deep Secret(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Merlin Conspiracy(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Derkholm Books


Dark Lord of Derkholm(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Year of the Griffin(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Changeover(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wilkins' Tooth(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ogre Downstairs(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dogsbody(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eight Days of Luke(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Grannies(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Time of the Ghost(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Homeward Bounders(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Archer's Goon(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire and Hemlock(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Tale of Time City(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chair Person(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Robert(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Aunt Maria(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Sudden Wild Magic(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hexwood(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Everard's Ride(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Puss in Boots(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stealer of Souls(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enna Hittims(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Game(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enchanted Glass(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Earwig and The Witch(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Islands of Chaldea(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Warlock at the Wheel and Other Stories(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stopping for a Spell(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Minor Arcana(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Believing is Seeing: Seven Stories(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unexpected Magic: Collected Stories(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vile Visitors(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Hidden Turnings(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fantasy Stories(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spellbound: Fantasy Stories(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


Who Got Rid of Angus Flint?(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Yes, Dear(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Skiver's Guide(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tough Guide to Fantasyland: The Essential Guide to Fantasy Travel(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reflections: On the Magic of Writing(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Wilkins’ Tooth was also published as Witch’s Business. Aunt Maria was also titled Black Maria. The Islands of Chaldea was written with Ursula Jones.

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Diana Wynne Jones Synopsis: In Four Grannies by Diana Wynne Jones, Erg and Emily have four grandmothers – a strict one, a worrier, a stingy one and a saint. When their parents go away, they arrange for one of them to look after them. But all four turn up and things go awry – especially when Erg tries to get rid of them using magic.


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