Kenneth Oppel

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About Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is one of the great contemporary storytellers. His first novel was published when he was eighteen years old. Since then, he has won extraordinary acclaim for his imaginative works, including the Silverwing trilogy and the Airborn series. The novel Airborn won both a Printz Honor and the Governor General's Award. His last novel Half Brother was named both Children's Book of the Year and Best Young Adult Book of the Year by the Canadian Library Association.

Kenneth Oppel lives in Toronto with his family and can be found online at www.kennethoppel.ca

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Kenneth Oppel
Happy Birthday Kenneth Oppel! Now's the time to read Such Wicked Intent published by David Fickling Books (PB).
3 months ago
Kenneth Oppel
Happy Birthday Kenneth Oppel! Now's the time to read Half Brother published by David Fickling Books (PB).
3 months ago
Kenneth Oppel
Happy Birthday Kenneth Oppel! Now's the time to read This Dark Endeavour published by Corgi Childrens.
3 months ago
Kenneth Oppel
Happy Birthday Kenneth Oppel! Now's the time to read Half Brother published by Corgi Childrens.
3 months ago
Kenneth Oppel
Happy Birthday Kenneth Oppel! Now's the time to read Half Brother published by RHCP Digital.
3 months ago
Kenneth Oppel
Today’s read aloud is the sequel to my picture book PEG AND THE WHALE! PEG AND THE YETI features amazing illustrations by one of my very favourite illustrators, Barbara Reid, the Queen of Plasticine! Watch it here: https://youtu.be/09Zw8B2GBmU
1 year ago
Kenneth Oppel
For writers it’s been a challenging time releasing a new book. But I’ve really been enjoying doing these digital read alouds — and hope you’re enjoying some of them, too. Tomorrow, I’ll be reading the second chapter of my latest, BLOOM. https://m.youtube.com/user/kennethoppel …
1 year ago
Kenneth Oppel
For today’s read aloud, a picture book I wrote after living in Newfoundland for a couple of years. PEG AND THE WHALE, illustrated by Terry Widener. See it here: https://youtu.be/ElgG9aHLYkQ
1 year ago