Author: Kenneth Oppel


Kenneth Oppel.
August 31, 1967; Spouse; Philippa Sheppard
Born in Port Alberni, British Columbia, he spent his childhood in Victoria, British Columbia and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
He has also lived in Newfoundland and Labrador, England and Ireland. Wikipedia
Awards: Vicky Metcalf Award, Governor General’s Award for English language children’s literature.
Nominations: Michael L. Printz Award, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Locus Award for Best Young-Adult Book, Carnegie Medal.
Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide, and been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn was winner of a Michael L Printz Honor Book Award, and the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children’s Novel of the Year by the London Times. His most recent books are THIS DARK ENDEAVOR and SUCH WICKED INTENT, prequels to the gothic classic Frankenstein. Born on Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, England, Ireland, and now lives in Toronto with his wife and children.
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