Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and a stage play. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the 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 Times (UK). Oppel is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, The Boundless, The Nest and Every Hidden Thing. Born on Vancouver Island, Kenneth Oppel has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, and in England and Ireland, and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.

Events Kenneth Oppel was involved in

  • Toronto Lit Up: Kenneth Oppel

    Monday, September 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

    Bestselling children's author, Kenneth Oppel, is launching his latest book, Inkling. Join HarperCollins Canada and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the book's release!


  • Book Bash: Canadian Children's Literature Festival

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:00pm-4:00pm

    Families are invited to a free, fun-filled afternoon of storytelling, music, writing and illustrating workshops, puppet shows, theatre, magic, author signings and much more.