David T. Lee is a 12 years old author. He was born in Massachusetts, United States. He is an avid reader and an ambitious young author. He was an early reader and started to write his 1st science fantasy story when he was 7 years old. From 2011 to 2013 (age 7 to 9), he independently published 3 children chapter books. The books, all of them from his book series “The Adventures of Danny Hoopenbiller”, were acquired by Library of Congress, some public libraries and school media centers. His books are available for purchase online, including Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. He has customers and fans from all over the world, including United States, British, Germany, Australia, Canada, India, Japan and Hong Kong.
Using his blog (http://booksrfun.infomages.com/) and participating in numerous book exhibitions and literacy events, David has been motivating young children to read and write since 2011 (when he was 8 years old). He demonstrated his writing and publishing process through exhibitions held in schools, public libraries and Staples headquarters in Framingham, Massachusetts. He has inspired other children to write their own stories and share/publish their work.
David writes action-packed funny science fictions. His main audience is kids 6 to 12 years old. Parents, teachers, schools and libraries like to share his work. His blog has hundreds of loyal subscribers. He enjoys promoting his books and received huge support from his audience and local news media.
List of books David wrote and illustrated:
2011 (age 7) – “Danny and the Portal of the World” (4,500 words) -Published
2012 (age 8) – “Danny and the Trip to Outer Space” (6,500 words) -Published
2013 (age 9) – “Danny and the Invasion of the Dinosaurs” (17,000 words) -Published
2014 (age 10) – “Danny and the Revenge of the Dinosaurs” (21, 000 words). (Will be released end of August, 2015)
2015 (age 11) – “Danny and the Wrath of the Dinosaurs” (15, 000 words). (To be published in 2016)
His books are also available on createspace.com and barnesandnoble.com.
To help kids who start learning to read and people with vision impairment/blindness, all 12 chapters of David’s 1st book "Danny and the Portal of the World" are on TTS (Text-to-Speech) and MP3 formats for public sharing. They can be downloaded below for free via YouTube.
In May 2012, David sent President Barack Obama a signed copy of his first book “Danny and the Portal of the World” as a gift. A month later, he received a thank you note from the White House signed by the President. The note was a surprise to David and his response was, “It means a lot to me. I really want to meet President Obama in person.”
When David takes a break in writing, he likes to play piano. In June 2012, he composed and performed his first piano piece “The Nature Symphony” during an annual recital at Alden Hall, WPI.
Name: David T. Lee
Lives in: Northborough, Massachusetts
Occupation: Author and Music Composer