Mild-mannered schoolboy Dev is no stranger to survival in extreme environments. Join him on his incredible adventures to the South Pole, down a volcano and on a moon-landing mission.
Dr. Ken Spillman is the author of approximately 30 books including acclaimed children s fiction and Young Adult novels. He has edited or co-edited five collections of writing, and the major US reference work Contemporary Authors has compiled a detailed entry on his career. Originally from Australia, Ken now spends much of his time travelling internationally and making presentations to schoolchildren on the subjects of imagination, creativity, reading and writing. Recent tours include China, India, Malaysia, Oman and Singapore. Ken has been a keynote speaker at several international conferences, and has appeared at the Asian Festival of Children s Content in Singapore, the Beijing Bookworm Literature Festival and Bookaroo, the Delhi Children s Literature Festival. In 2010, Dr Spillman was appointed chair of Singapore's inaugural competition for children s books.