Anthony E. Southby was born in a city called Germiston in South Africa in 1973 and has lived in the surrounding areas for most of his life.
He was always a conscientious and creative child that enjoyed doing sketching and painting as a hobby, and later on he took Art as one of his main subjects at school.
Anthony was talented when it came to the arts and achieved best actor award in the Transvaal Play Festivals in 1991.
After school he was diagnosed with bipolar and struggled for many years to overcome the disease. He is now stable and lives a productive and normal life.
Anthony is a qualified draughtsman and has experience in the engineering industry.
The art of writing has become Anthony’s true passion though, and several years after school he has discovered his ability to capture the true essence of a creative story. Anthony lives a quiet married life. He loves to escape into a world of fantasy where he draws on his imagination for his next book.
The second breakneck quest in the Green Planet series. Chimzen the wizard and his friends head off on another gripping journey to Green Planet. Filled with bizarre plant critters and cunning flower fairies.
‘Anthony E. Southby has exceeded expectations, developing new strengths as a storyteller, and showing that he is writing with capacious reserves of imaginative power.’ Melrose books.
Green Planet is a fast paced fantasy adventure where two teenage boys are taken to Green Planet by a wizard, where they confront evil flower fairies and many killer plant foes.
‘A richly imagined novel. The humour is the element that makes it so enjoyable for adults to read. It brims over with wit and invention. I recommend it highly, and hope the author has a sequel in store.’ Melrose Books