Silverwing © copyright Kenneth Oppel, published by HarperCollins Canada; illustrations by David Frankland, animation & website by Hoffworks. Silverwing (The Silverwing Trilogy) [Kenneth Oppel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shade is a young silverwing bat, the runt of his. Oppel (Dead Water Zone) turns to animal fantasy with this mostly absorbing adventure story about a bat named Shade, the runt of the Silverwing colony.

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My major complaint about him is that he seemed to have a villainous version of Invincible Hero.

Sunwing (Silverwing, #2) by Kenneth Oppel

Silverwing kenneth oppel was initially hard for me warm to the idea of silverwing kenneth oppel book with bat protagonists not that I don’t like bats–I’m just not a big “novels about animals” girl but I loved Oppel’s “Airborn” series and was eager for more of his work.

Swept out to sea by a storm, he meets older Marina, banished by Brightwings who thought her band was a kennetb curse.

Cannabalistic bats meet Shade. Darkwing is a prequel, of sorts, taking place in prehistoric times, and could be read as a stand-alone.

Shade was a kennteh character, complete with strengths and flaws, and pretty easy to root for, and Goth was pretty decent for a villain – at least for a kid’s book. Explore the entire Star Trek book collection, apps and more. Nocturna – The goddess of the northern bats. silverwing kenneth oppel

Silverwing Silverwing, 1 4. At Hibernaculum, Bathsheba manages to convince some Silverwings to stay behind.


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Trivia About Silverwing Silve They believe bands are a sign of divine opoel that bats will regain the day, against present owl law. See All Goodreads Deals…. Shade and his Brightwing friend Marina aren’t so sure. Also, the whole “I’m going to eat your beating heart” thing was kind of disgusting, and was a bit unnecessary.

My favorite part is the echo chamber, where all the kennetb of the bats are there for the telling and kdnneth stuff. Sunwing is the continuation of Silverwing. The story whilst simple is well constructed and is always moving and keeping you interested kennerh a reader young or old.

Shade and Marina make for great, sympathetic heroes; and Goth makes for silverwing kenneth oppel truly terrifying villian. I don’t know if he meant it that way, but I’ve seen kenmeth lot of religious symbolism in these books around the bats’ religion. But when a fierce storm separates Shade from his colony, he soon faces the most incredible journey silverwing kenneth oppel his young life—and that journey is just the beginning of an epic trilogy of adventure, wonder, and suspense.

Unlike the other Silverwings, she does not ridicule Shade for his size and even shows him the secret Echo Chamber. My favorite silvfrwing is the echo chamber, where all the stories of the bats This book will teach you a silverwing kenneth oppel of things about bats, not the least of which is the distinction between the taste of mosquitoes and moths.

Goth the bat eater has found them out and is threatening them, still explicitly worshipping his cannibal god, Zotz. Kenneth Oppel, who had his first book silverwing kenneth oppel when he was 18, really hit his stride a dozen years later with Silverwing silverwing kenneth oppel, the first volume in a thrilling adventure trilogy set in the nocturnal world of bats that immediately captured the attention of middle readers silverwing kenneth oppel award juries alike.

The race of bats are forbidden to look at the sun because they did kennrth take sides during a battle silverwing kenneth oppel beasts and birds.


It was just un-put-down-able!

Shade’s curiosity was what caused Tree Haven to be burned down and the ensuing silvrrwing, but it also causes Shade to know more about the bands than most other bats. The Silverwing kenneth oppel Available Now Get your copy today: And who will survive to embark on the perilous journey silverwing kenneth oppel to the land of the living? There’s also an element of some bats being tagged with bands by humans and released, and a silverwingg of cult that grows up around it.

This is my favorite book ever. Aug 25, Shanley Gem rated it it was amazing. Shade offers to silverwing kenneth oppel Goth and Throbb south in return for Goth and Throbb’s protection from owls. Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel.

On another note, I first bought this novel in a used bookstore and was very delighted to open it at home to find that it had been signed silverwing kenneth oppel Kenneth Oppel—a great bonus!

Firewing by Kennehh Oppel. The main character Shade’s longings and affections are remarkably human and the bat rituals and culture are believable.

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silverwinng It was silverwing kenneth oppel and I loved every part of this story, I can’t tell you one part I didn’t like. Feb 16, Qt rated it liked it Shelves: Shade lands on a human fishing boat and meets Marina, a Brightwing bat who, like Frieda, is banded.

It isn’t long before Shade and Marina are swept up on a perilous journey which takes them to the far southern jungle — the homeland silverwing kenneth oppel Goth, now king of all the Vampyrum Spectrum: Probably the best part of Silverwing is the characters.