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 won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Canadian Governor General's Literary 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. He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, and The Boundless. Born on Canada's Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada; in England and Ireland; and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children. Visit him at KennethOppel.ca.
"Rival paleontologists, cursed dinosaur teeth, two teenagers, and a race to the Badlands to become the first to uncover what could be the greatest discovery of the nineteenth century--the remains of the Tyrannosaurus Rex-- fill this story with excitement....a fast-paced Western romance/adventure novel"--VOYA "December 2016 "