Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Display: Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is the award winning author of more than 20 books for children and teens.  He will be visiting the library on May 4, 2016 as part of the library's AuthorLink series. Here are just a few of his most popular works.

The King's Taster
By Kenneth Oppel
Illustrated by Steve Johnson
HarperCollins Publishers, 2006. Picture Book

The royal chef takes Max the dog, the royal taster, on several international journeys to find a dish for the land's pickiest king.

(Airborn Series #1)
By Kenneth Oppel
Eos Publisher, 2004. Fiction. 355 p.

Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface.

The Boundless
By Kenneth Oppel
Simon &Schuster, 2014. Fiction. 332 p

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains.

The Nest
By Kenneth Oppel
Simon & Schuster, 2015. Fiction. 244 p.

When wasps come to Steve in a dream offering to fix his sick baby brother, he thinks all he has to do is say yes. But yes may not mean what Steve thinks it means.

(Silverwing Series #1)
By Kenneth Oppel
Simon & Schuster, 1997. Fiction. 2017

When a newborn bat named Shade but sometimes called "Runt" becomes separated from his colony during migration, he grows in ways that prepare him for even greater journeys.

1 comment:

Ki-o-TEE said...

Kenneth Oppel is so awesome and has such a wonderful grasp of story. Can't wait to hear him speak again.