Kenneth Oppel
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Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide, and been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn was winner of a Michael L Printz Honor Book Award, and the Canadian Governor General's Award for Children's Literature; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children's Novel of the Year by the London Times. He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, The Boundless, and The Nest, winner of the CLA Book of the Year for Children. His latest book is the YA novel EVERY HIDDEN THING. Born on Vancouver Island, Oppel has lived in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, England, Ireland, and now lives in Toronto with his wife and children.

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    • Airborn

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: David Kelly
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281

    Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Ashley on 04-19-11

    Regular price: $30.95

    • Silverwing

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Shade, a young silverwing bat, is the runt of his colony. Determined to show how brave he is, Shade breaks one of the ancient rules that governs the bats....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice details on bats

    • By Jillie on 04-20-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sunwing

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Shade, a young silverwing bat, is searching the countryside for his father when he discovers a huge glass building....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fun listen

    • By Ron on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Skybreaker

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: David Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    High in the sky, far above the normal lanes of travel, drifts a ghost ship carrying unbelievable treasure....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fast paced, suspense packed excitement

    • By Eileen on 03-26-10

    Regular price: $45.50

    • This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 180

    Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chilling and oddly poignant

    • By Debra on 10-23-11

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Nest

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Gibson Frazier
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 58

    For some kids summer is a sun-soaked season of fun. But for Steve it's just another season of worries....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Different Story

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Boundless

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Will Everett has always wished for an adventure. Little does he know his adventure starts the moment he boards the Boundless....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So-so story with impeccable elements

    • By Kaui on 02-17-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Starclimber

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: David Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    Matt Cruse is back in the phenomenal third volume in Kenneth Oppel's bestselling, award-winning series - and this time he's heading for outer space....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit disappointing

    • By pakkmom on 12-07-10

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Half Brother

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Daniel di Tomasso
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    For 13 years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan - an eight-day-old chimpanzee....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but with distractions

    • By kwdayboise (Kim Day) on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Such Wicked Intent

    • The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein
    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Tragedy has forced 16-year-old Victor Frankenstein to swear off alchemy forever. He burns the Dark Library. He vows he will never dabble in the dark sciences again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just Brilliant!

    • By Trish on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $20.99

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