Kenneth Oppel is the award-winning author of the Silverwing trilogy that has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children’s Novel of the Year by the Times (UK). Born on Vancouver Island, he now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.