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Alderdice, Kit. "PW Interviews: Diana Wynne Jones." Publishers Weekly (February 22, 1991): 201-202. This article contains insightful comments by Jones about her life, influences on her writing, and her rejection of a didactic approach. "There's nothing like being able to laugh at a thing to free you to use your mind."

Burkam, Anita L. Review of Year of the Griffin. Horn Book Magazine (November/ December 2000): 755-56. Burkam praises: "Jones's command of her material is so exceptional that a certain other magical aspirant might well find it fruitful to spend time studying at this school of wizardry."

"Diana Wynne Jones." In Authors and Artists for Young Adults, vol. 12. Edited by Laurie Collier. Detroit: Gale, 1994. This entry contains a valuable biographical sketch with critical commentary, lists of publications, awards, and review sources.

"Diana Wynne Jones: Writing for Children."

Locus (April 1989): 5, 62. In this interview, Jones explains why she prefers to write fantasies...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Year of the Griffin from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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