Dave Butler grew up in an adobe brick house in a small western town, with an irrigation ditch, a border collie, and lots and lots of books. He's roamed around a good chunk of the world since, living in such exotic places as Milan, London, and Idaho, but now he's back in the mountains with no plans to leave.
Dave likes to read, pick guitar, and play games with his kids. He makes a living teaching grown-ups business skills, though he much prefers writing stories of adventure. Look for The Library Machine, Book #3 in his debut MG action adventure trilogy, The Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie, launched by The Kidnap Plot (Knopf) -- now!
A rip-roaring middle-grade action-adventure trilogy that's part steampunk Pinocchio, part fantasy, and all fun!