Jenny Nimmo - Author Picture

Jenny Nimmo - Author

Jenny Nimmo lives in a converted watermill in Wales. Her husband, David Wynn Millward, is a painter and print-maker, and all three of her children speak Welsh fluently. She finds Wales, a land of legends, a very inspiring place to live.

For as long as she can remember, Jenny has loved books. At boarding school, reading was her way to overcome loneliness or boredom. However, she is aware that not everyone finds reading comes easily, and feels passionately that every child should have all the help they need, and access to as many books as they want.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

If you like Jenny Nimmo you might also like to read books by J K Rowling, Garth Nix and J K Rowling.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jenny Nimmo

The Secret Kingdom
Jenny Nimmo
This is a spell-binding new tale spun by a prizewinning storyteller at the height of her powers. It's a stunning adventure that will enthrall any fan of magical fantasy. Click here to see more books by Jenny Nimmo, including...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/04/2011
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Red Knight (Book 8)
Jenny Nimmo
The final episode of the stunning Charlie Bone series comes to an end as Charlie and his friends at Bloor's Academy have their final showdown with the evil forces gathered by the Bloor family. Charlie is determined to stop them...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 10/10/2009
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Red Knight (Book 8)
Jenny Nimmo
The final episode of the stunning Charlie Bone series comes to an end as Charlie and his friends at Bloor's Academy have their final showdown with the evil forces gathered by the Bloor family. Charlie is determined to stop them...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/09/2009
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Shadow of Badlock (Book 7)
Jenny Nimmo
Endowed with magical powers, Charlie Bone's life is never dull! Especially at school where magic is everywhere. But, this time, there's a battle going on! Two of the endowed are locked in a deadly combat and only one will survive....
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2009
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone And The Wilderness Wolf (Book 6)
Jenny Nimmo
Another adventure for Charlie Bone in a new story set at Bloor's Academy. Dagbert Endless, son of Lord Grimwald who can control the oceans, is new to the school and he seems to have a big effect very quickly. Charlie...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2008
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Hidden King (Book 5)
Jenny Nimmo
Jenny Nimmo's Charlie Bone character is a wonderful creation in children's literature and fans of Harry Potter awaiting J K Rowling's next instalment will find it easy to relate to him, his slightly peculiar family and his friends. Jam-packed with...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 15/02/2007
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Castle of Mirrors (Book 4)
Jenny Nimmo
An exciting adventure where Charlie's true friends come to the fore at a time when he most needs them. Utterly gripping and by turns funny as well. Nimmo successfully weaves a wonderfully magical mystery that only Charlie Bone...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2006
Info Extract Buy

Midnight for Charlie Bone (Book 1)
Jenny Nimmo
Since his father died, Charlie Bone has lived with his mother and her mother, in the house of his other grandmother, Grandma Bone. Looking at a picture of a couple with a baby and a cat, he suddenly discovers he...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2006
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Blue Boa (Book 3)
Jenny Nimmo
An ancient school in the middle of nowhere for magical children – you might think Harry Potter – well yes and no. There are similarities but this series by jenny Nimmo is very different but will be very much enjoyed...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2006
Info Extract Buy

Charlie Bone and the Time Twister (Book 2)
Jenny Nimmo
This is the second in the series of 8 in all featuring Charlie Bone, a boy endowed with magical powers. The plots twist and turn unpredictably and the stories are truly magical, fun and very enjoyable. Charlie must continue to...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2006
Info Extract Buy

Snow Spider
Jenny Nimmo
Tinged with sorrow and sadness this is also a heart-warming family story full of wonder and magic. For his ninth birthday, Gwyn is given five unusual gifts by his grandmother. None of them is wrapped so he knows immediately that...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/04/2004
Info Extract Buy

Loading other books by Jenny Nimmo...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.jennynimmo.me.uk/

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Jenny Nimmo and hundreds of other authors.


We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools