Silverwing is a best-selling children’s novel, written by Kenneth Oppel, first published in by HarperCollins. It tells the story of a colony of silverwing bats . 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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His Dark Materials Philip Pullman. Many of the other bats call this place paradise, but Shade has his suspicions. It is truly filled with nonstop action and high adventure. Bloody battles and human warfare are involve Sunwing revolves around the continued adventures of Shade, the Silverwing bat. They also managed to get rid of the disc off Orestes too. Feb 09, Julia rated it really liked it.

I never heard back from Roald Dahl directly, but he read my story, and liked it enough to pass on to his own literary agent.

But which ones are friends and which ones are enemies? There were actually not one, but many, spread around the forest, and that the reason why they keep the bats and owls, is to attach small bomb discs to their stomachs, so when they were sent to South America, the animals will touch a oppfl, hard thing, and the disc will explode.

It was a cute adventure story about a runt silverwing bat who is smart and curious and questions things, when most of his colony goes along with the status quo out of justified fear. I’ll always have a spot for them on my bookshelf! He also believes the king regards him highly, when in fact the king despises him.


I’m very glad I gave “Silverwing” a try. The fact that it fits an October month challenge, along kenneeth the fact that my local library actually had it in the shelves, pushed it up the line a bit. Silverwing Kenneth Oppel 8 Reviews Rated 0. It has lots of food and no enemies; we all know it is too good to be true. Get relationship help, parenting advice, healthy recipes, and tips for living a happy life from our author experts.


A building where humans capture animals, such as bats and owls, and other foreign bats, to study them. Jan 06, Abigail rated it did not like it. Ssilverwing book club recommendations, access to more 1, reading group guides, author updates, and more! Meanwhile, an old kebneth is lurking, waiting for his opportunity to take revenge.

Sunwing also doesn’t have too many “filler” conversations or scenes, which was a problem with the Inheritance Cycle. Shade and Marina also see humans praying in Zephyr’s cathedral, and is greatly impressed by them.

Department 19 Will Hill. Get relationship help, parenting advice, healthy recipes, and tips for living a happy life from our author experts. Shade is determined to discover the truth about the mysterious metal bands which have been callously attached to many of his species. Cassiel – Ariel’s mate and Shade’s father.

So she was able to tell his oppel where silvetwing was at. She gave the bats many things, like dark fur to camouflage in the night, echolocation and sound images. The references to the real world and to actual events that happened in the Second World War were pretty cool too.

So the Vampyrum Spectrums have been killing many animals, small bats, owls, rodents, rabbits and maybe more, like Chinook and Orestes, who have been captured.

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It tells the story of a colony of silverwing bats. May 03, Sammi rated it it was amazing. Bathsheba – An elder of the Silverwing tribe. Official Annual Doctor Who. When they begin to migrate, a storm hits the land. Gotta love humans, eh? Also, I was pretty surprised at what happened because I did not think that Shade and the kennrth would work together to stop Goth’s evil plan.


Throbb develops frostbite on his wings, which strengthens Goth’s determination to get to Hibernaculum. The role of family loyalty is paramount, for our heroes are motivated to save a father, a kennneth, a mother. Return to Book Page. Children’s book about a small bat that get away from its colony and met two carnivorous bats, maybe May 03, Faith Chin kkenneth it it was amazing Shelves: Preview — Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel.

Shade and Chinook had the discs sewn to their stomachs, as well as Goth.

The continuing story of Shade Silverwing – this time taking him south to the rainforest,putting him in the hands of the humans and their diabolical plans and once again bringing him in contact with keneth cannibal bat, Goth. She asks to join Shade’s colony, led by a banded elder. The Books of Earthsea: Shade – A young Silverwing bat, the runt of his colony.

I did not enjoy the book even though it was a nice storyline as it had way too many weird religious ideas imprinted into kennrth characters, especially for a children’s book. Shade is a young Silverwing bat, the runt of his colony.

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I think that because Shade had always wanted to find his father, and if he hadn’t found the human building, got captured at was tied to a disc, was put in S. Marina, a Brightwing bat with a strange metal band on her leg; Zephyr, a mystical albino bat with a strange gift; and Goth, a gigantic carnivorous vampire bat.

And he does it extremely well. The Giver Lois Lowry.