About the author

Ged Maybury

<p>Ged Maybury is an Australasian author of children&#39;s and YA novelist, with 14 books conventionally published (not counting this series) and a lot more in the pipeline.</p> <p>Finalist - NZ Children&#39;s Book Awards 1994: &ldquo;The Triggerstone&rdquo;</p> <p>Finalist - NZ Children&#39;s Book Awards 2001: &ldquo;Crab Apples&rdquo;</p> <p>He began 1994 in his favourite genre: Science Fiction, later adding comedy and slice-of-life, and finally returned to his sci-fi roots with Steampunk.</p> <p>This series is aimed at young adults and anyone else who likes an engaging adventure, but as far as any full-on &ldquo;adult&rdquo; content goes: well that&#39;s just not his thing. (Okay &ndash; there&#39;s a <em>bit</em> of it.)</p> <p>He was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, and grew up in Dunedin; dux of his school; blah-blah-blah &hellip; Went into architecture, ended up in the performing arts and has been writing plays, poetry and books ever since. He also has earned some notoriety as a Cosplayer and Costumer, Steampunk Sculptor, Performance Poet and Story-teller. Occasionally he writes plays and films. Even more occasionally they get produced.</p> <p>WORLD-FIRST: Maybury lays claim to the world&#39;s first custom-written theme-song to a book.</p> <p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRQ29QkfKNE</p> <p>He currently lives in Brisbane, Australia. He has a blog&nbsp;and a Wikipedia entry, and is on Facebook.</p>