Silverwing (The Silverwing Trilogy) [Kenneth Oppel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shade is a young silverwing bat, the runt of his. Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel – Shade is a young silverwing bat, the runt of his colony. But he’s determined to prove himself on the long, dangerous winter. A small bat’s curiosity leads to an action-packed odyssey in the acclaimed Silverwing trilogy from Kenneth Oppel, now available as a collectible boxed set.

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There was a problem adding your email address. This is my very first bat fiction story that I’ve read, and it had made me have a taste for bat stories! We had a family friend who knew Roald Dahl – one of my favourite authors – and this friend offered to show Dahl my story.


Part four- after about boring pages of nothingness, we find ourselves in the perspective of different animals, Goth and Throbb, I believe were their names who are the main antagonists of the book. Probably the best part of Silverwing is the characters. Unlike the other Silverwings, she does not ridicule Shade for his size and even shows him the secret Echo Chamber.

Dec 02, Rick Dobrowolski rated it it was amazing Shelves: Replete with appealing characters, scary adversaries, bat lore, natural history, unanswered questions, and conflicting theologies, the story takes on a promising epic sweep; readers will look forward to the sequels that Oppel’s ending guarantees.

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When Goth and Throbb follow, Goth opel Marina’s band in the struggle. There’s some odd relationships going on in the book, but I’m assuming that Oppel is laying out the immaturity of the main characters. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


Desperately searching for a way to rejoin his flock, Shade meets a remarkable cast of characters: It re Well this book was a pleasant surprise.

Many years ago I read the prequel to this series by Kenneth Oppel and thoroughly enjoyed it. She then orders the pigeon captain to amputate their wings and returns to report to the royal house, but Shade and Kenndth escape harm. Views Read Edit View history. Fun read and will probably read the next i At first, it seemed to be a little slow, but once the story takes off, it becomes a real page turner. Oct 27, Steen rated it really liked it Shelves: Shade’s curiosity was what caused Tree Haven to be burned down and the ensuing war, but it also causes Shade to know more about the bands than most other bats.

I would recommend for fans of the Warriors series and other animal-POV adventure books. Frieda – The chief elder of the Silverwing tribe. Besides from that, he descriptions are very specific. They escape to a cathedral where they meet an albino bat named Zephyr who puts Shade to sleep with a mysterious leaf.

Frieda is a lot like Shade in the fact that she wanted to see the sun when she was young. I began reading this novel because my grandson in the fourth sklverwing was reading it.

I forget where I saw a recommendation for this series, but, initially, I thought, no way. Marina oppeel A Brightwing bat slightly older than Shade. Cassiel – Ariel’s mate and Shade’s father. Scirocco is a liar, using sound images and echolocation to delude the other bats to turn into humans and give him power.

Shade is clever and resourceful, easily outwitting Goth on more than one occasion.

Animal fantasy using bats as the main characters – you have to be creative to pull something like that off. While I don’t think the overall story is quite kennerh enjoyable nor the secondary characters as well-deve It was initially hard for me warm to the idea of a 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.


He lives with his mother Ariel and is bullied by other newborns, especially Chinook and his friends, for being the runt of his colony. This is a beautifully written novel which gives descriptions and facts in an interesting manner. Romulus – A flying rat who is imprisoned for his wings. Dazu kommt eine gewisse Artenvielfalt, die perfekt geeignet ist um sie in eine Geschichte zu integrieren z.

It really lathers itself with action sequences which are brilliantly described and constructed by Oppel and leave you waiting in anticipation for the next.

The Silverwing Trilogy

To view it, click here. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A passing Graywing colony offers to help Shade relocate the Silverwings.

After they leave, Goth and Throbb arrive, eat Scirocco’s bats and steal their bands as hunting trophies. Wow, this book was excellent! Published by Harper Collins first published January 1st By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

Led by Scirocco, these bats believe that they will be turned into humans and for a portion of time turns human-like. Jun 28, J. The lesson is to value others and ourselves for what is inside, not outer trappings.