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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Also, I kind of found the one cult-group of bats more frightening than the opepl villains. I don’t like children who misbehave and endan “Silverwing” is a colony of small dark bats, migrating south, ahead of runt Shade. Jarod constantly praises Chinook for his hunting abilities.

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May 21, Andrew rated it did not like it Shelves: Locker und leicht zu lesen, die Seiten fliegen nur so da hin. The tone and artistic ambition of this series of bestsellers has been compared to the classic animal novel Watership Down.

I would recommend for fans of the Warriors series and other animal-POV adventure books. For instance, Scirocco says that Nocturna only selects the worthy to turn into humans, and the bands are given to the worthy, while Frieda concedes that they know nothing of the bands.



Doch Schatten ist auch neugierig und mutig. Marina, although annoying at times, is devoutly loyal to Shade, abandoning Scirocco to follow him. Frieda – The chief elder of the Silverwing tribe.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. My favorite part is the echo chamber, where all the stories of the bats This book will teach you a lot of things about bats, not the least of which is the distinction between the taste of mosquitoes and moths.

Even so, this is a fine adventure silvetwing its own right and I give kudos to Oppel for his realistic yet engaging portrayal of the world from a bat’s point of view. I read it in just a day, and that’s no small feat for me! Yes, I know it is a book written for children, but usually even children’s books show more character development than this.

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Marina ippel A Brightwing bat slightly older than Shade. I was really impressed by the author, as that he basically wrote a nonfiction book about bats into a fictional story. Animal fantasy using bats as the main characters – you have to be creative to pull something like that off. I thought the author did a good job of anthropomorphilizing the bats enough to make them relatable, but still bat enough to not come across as too cartoony.

Shade sioverwing to escort Goth and Throbb south in return for Goth and Throbb’s protection from owls. I loved it, it was a inspiring story of a small bat who’s bravery is anything but small and determination of a fierce character. Throbb is dull-witted and easily manipulated by Goth. Sep 14, Denise rated it it was amazing. Cassiel – Ariel’s mate and Shade’s father.

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Apr 03, Kait rated it did not like it. This is my favorite book EVER. That’s all I’m gonna say. This is my very first bat fiction story that I’ve read, and it had made me have kennth taste for bat stories! He also believes the king regards him highly, when in fact the king despises him.

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Goth, however, is still alive to fight another day. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. On the way out, Shade and Marina are attacked by an owl.

It is a fairly harmless adventure story, but not much else. The owl is eaten by two carnivorous bats: But Marina is convinced that Shade has betrayed her when Shade appeases Goth, and rushes her decisions a lot.