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Kenneth Oppel (1967-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Writings, Adaptations, Work in Progress

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Born 1967, in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada; Education: University of Toronto, B.A. (English and cinema), 1989. Hobbies and other interests: Sailing, swimming, travel, airships, movies, theater.

Office—HarperCollins Canada, 2 Bloor S. East, 20th Fl., Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8, Canada.

Writer, 1985—; Scholastic Canada, Richmond Hill, Ontario, associate editor, 1989; Quill & Quire, Toronto, Ontario, Books for Young People editor, 1995-96.

Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers.

PICTURE BOOKS

Cosimo Cat, illustrated by Regolo Ricci, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

Follow That Star, illustrated by Kim LaFave, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994.

Peg and the Whale, illustrated by Terry Widener, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2000.

Peg and the Yeti, illustrated by Barbara Reid, HarperCollins Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2004.

FICTION

Colin's Fantastic Video Adventure, illustrated by Kathleen C. Howell, Dutton (New York, NY), 1985.

The Live-forever Machine, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

Dead Water Zone, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1992, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1993.

Cosmic Snapshots, illustrated by Guy Parker-Reese, Penguin, 1993.

Galactic Snapshots, illustrated by Guy Parker-Reese, Penguin, 1993.

Emma's Emu, illustrated by Carolyn Crossland, Penguin, 1995.

The Devil's Cure (adult novel), HarperCollins (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Airborn, HarperEos (New York, NY), 2004.

"SILVERWING" TRILOGY

Silverwing, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Sunwing, HarperCollins Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Firewing, HarperCollins Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

"BARNES AND THE BRAINS" SERIES

A Bad Case of Ghosts, illustrated by Peter Utton, Penguin (New York, NY), 1993.

A Bad Case of Magic, illustrated by Peter Utton, Penguin (New York, NY), 1993, published as A Strange Case of Magic, illustrated by Sam Sisco, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

A Bad Case of Robots, illustrated by Peter Utton, Penguin (New York, NY), 1994, published as A Crazy Case of Robots, illustrated by Sam Sisco, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

A Bad Case of Dinosaurs, illustrated by Peter Utton, Penguin (New York, NY), 1994, published as An Incredible Case of Dinosaurs, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

A Bad Case of Super-Goo, illustrated by Peter Utton, Penguin (New York, NY), 1996, published as A Weird Case of Super-Goo, illustrated by Sam Sisco, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

A Creepy Case of Vampires,, Scholastic Canada (Markham, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

OTHER

Oppel's books have been translated into Spanish, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Danish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian, Czech, and Slovakian.

Silverwing was adapted as an animated television program by Bardel Entertainment.

A sequel to Airborn.

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