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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    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

    • Inkling

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school - even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom. Much more than they can say. Enter Inkling. Inkling begins life in Mr. Rylance's sketchbook....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inkling

    • By jenzim1 on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Skybreaker

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: David Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    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

    • Silverwing

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    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

    • The Boundless

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    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 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    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

    • Sunwing

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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

    • 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 206
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 182

    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

    • Firewing

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Griffin is just a newborn bat when he falls through an underground fissure into the most dangerous of all places, the Underworld - the land of the dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book

    • By Tracey on 04-04-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Half Brother

    • By: Kenneth Oppel
    • Narrated by: Daniel di Tomasso
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    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

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