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Kenneth Oppel - Author

Kenneth Oppel wrote his first novel at the age of 15, and enterprisingly sent it to his favourite writer, Roald Dahl. Publication soon followed, and since then he has written more than twenty for which he has won many prizes in his native Canada. He now lives and works in Toronto with his wife and children.

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The Nest
Kenneth Oppel - illustrated by Jon Klassen
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award | March 2016 Book of the Month A truly exceptional, uniquely unsettling work in which the stinging clarity and poignancy of Oppel's writing is exquisitely...
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Format: Hardback | Released 03/03/2016
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The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel
Highly Commended in the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 7 - 11 year old category. A tremendous adventure unfolds across the vast emptiness of Canada being opened up by explorers in the 1880s. William Everett knows all about the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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The Boundless
Kenneth Oppel
Shortlisted for the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 7 - 11 year old category. A tremendous adventure unfolds across the vast emptiness of Canada being opened up by explorers in the 1880s. William Everett knows all about the railway...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/09/2014
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This Dark Endeavour
Kenneth Oppel
This Dark Endeavour is a thrilling, sumptuous adventure story for teens and adults which prequels Mary Shelley's classic, Frankenstein. Twin brothers Victor and Konrad, together with their distant cousin Elizabeth, are raised in their wealthy family home on the shore...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/06/2012
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This Dark Endeavour
Kenneth Oppel
In this prequel to Mary Shelley's gothic classic, Frankenstein, impossible odds, dangerous alchemy and a bitter love triangle threaten the heroes' quest at every turn. 16-year-old Victor Frankenstein begins a dark journey that will change his life forever. An alluring...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/10/2011
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Skybreaker
Kenneth Oppel
Voted Book of the Year by a number of reviewers and having now read it I know why. This is something very different from most action and adventure stories. The characters are brilliantly drawn and the plot lines is innovative...
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Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 07/09/2006
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