About the Author
After giving rise to the Don't Know Much About series, Ken Davis has been dubbed "The King of Knowing" by Amazon.com because he becomes a subject expert in all of the areas he writes about: the Bible, mythology, the universe, the Civil War, for example. Ken Davis is a frequent media guest and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows, including NPR, The Today Show
, Fox and Friends
, CNN, and The Discovery Channel. He has been a commentator for All Things Considered
, has written for the New York Times
, CNN.com, and Smithsonian
magazine, and serves as an educator for TED-ED, a new division of TED that share free "lessons worth sharing" via brief animated videos. In addition to his adult titles, he writes the Don't Know Much About
Children's series published by HarperCollins. He lives in New York with his wife. They have two grown children.