Dr Christopher Richardson
Author & Academic
Christopher Richardson is the author of Empire of the Waves, an epic maritime fantasy from Penguin Australia for readers 10+.
"This debut has all the elements of a great fantasy adventure ... the story is beautifully written, action-packed and engaging ... the conclusion leaves the reader wanting more..."
Junior Books + Publishing
Dr Richardson is also a researcher of children's culture in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). His PhD thesis was entitled Childhood Policies & Practices in the DPRK: A Challenge to Korean Unification.
Christopher is the author of six non-fiction picture books in the X-Zone Series from Scholastic. He is also a leading Australian expert on the children's poetry of Edward Lear and writes nonsense poetry of his own.