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Publisher's Summary

In the midst of war, Soren's sister, Eglantine, unwittingly becomes a spy for Kludd, leader of the Pure Ones, a group of evil owls. She is brainwashed by an owl sent by the Pure Ones to infiltrate the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. Her odd behavior eventually attracts attention, and Soren and his friends vow to find out what's wrong with Eglantine. They ultimately learn what happened and help her reverse the effects of the brainwashing. Kludd continues to battle against the Guardians of Ga'Hoole for control of their tree. In the end, Kludd and his forces are defeated, but his conflict with Soren is not yet over.
©2004 Kathryn Lasky; (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"The fantasy's strong believability and fascinating plot make this series a must-read for fantasy-lovers." (Children's Literature)
"Suspenseful and full of unexpected twists and turns....sure to please listeners." (Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review)

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The Guardian Series is Excellent!

My eight-year old and I listened to the first eight Guardians of Ga'Hoole books and enjoyed them all immensely. Being a bird lover, these tales are especially fun and for weeks on end, our world became the world of the Guardians. Pamela Garelick's narration is very good; only her voice for Gyflie was a bit annoying (the voice was very high) though I got used to it. Unfortunately, the next seven books have not yet been recorded so we're reading them ourselves!

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for young and old

I am in awe over this story. I can't seem to put it down. I will let my grandchildren listen to this series

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This book is so so so so so so so so so so so great best book ever

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