Dave Porter is the most popular hero in any series of present-day high-grade books for boys. In this volume Dave, not for the first time, aids in untangling a mystery of great importance to a close friend, and is equal to every occasion.
When Chris Seabranch is not on a treasure hunt, fleeing from aliens or conjuring up interesting scientific articles as a Danish science journalist, he likes to write fantasy books. Butterfly Islands is a great example of his storytelling skills, and was conceived during a 175 kilometer walk around Mount Blanc in France. As our Author of The Day, Seabranch chats about female pirates, 15 year olds and butterflies.