I grew up loving fantasy and couldn’t get enough whether it was in books or movies. Art, too, of all kinds has played an important role in my life as long as I can remember.

He’s written several books both for readers who are young and young at heart. Inspiration for what he writes comes from the beauty that surrounds all of us—both in nature and in each other.

He is an avid “student” of Joseph Campbell and has studied the many books Campbell wrote. It fascinates Kardos that the “hero’s journey” is so embedded  in all cultures for thousands of years. THE ELIAS CHRONICLES are true to form of Campbell’s hero’s journey, and Kardos addresses what’s most important in our lives today with the mythology and magic that are the fabric of humankind over the millennia.