David Metzenthen is the highly-regarded author of many books for children and young adults.
He has been awarded Premiers’ prizes, a Prime Minister’s award and a CBCA Book of the Year award.
After completing his schooling in Melbourne, Metzenthen traveled to New Zealand where he held a variety of jobs. After returning to Australia he worked as a copywriter for Radio 3DB, for Grundy Television and for Myer before deciding to write full-time.
He now lives in Melbourne with his wife and two children.