Kenneth Oppel is a Canadian writer, primarily of Young Adult Science Fiction. He wrote his first book while in high school, and a family friend passed the manuscript on to Roald Dahl, who recommended it to his own agent.
|Full Name||Kenneth Oppel|
|Birth Date||August 31, 1967|
|Born||Port Alberni, Canada|
|Education||University of Toronto|
While at high school in Victoria, Canada, one of Oppel's classmates was future actress Leslie Hope.
Roald Dahl helped Oppel publish his first novel.
Port Alberni, Canada - Born here, 1967.
Halifax, Canada - Grew up here, approximately 1972 - 1981.
Victoria, Canada - Lived here, approximately 1981 - 1985.
Toronto, Canada - Attended university here, 1985 - 1989. Lived here, 1985 - 1990 and 2003 - present.
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK - Lived here, 1990 - 1993.
Dublin, Ireland - Lived here, 1993 - approximately 1998.
St. John's, Canada - Lived here, approximately 1998 - 2003.