Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 10
- Grade: 1 to 5
In Silverwing, Shade, a young Silverwing bat, gets separated from his colony and must set out on a dangerous journey to find his way back to them.
Shade’s story continues in Sunwing, as he travels to the far southern jungle, where he will do all he can to find his father—and save the world from eternal night.
In Firewing, Shade's son Griffin is sucked into the Underworld, and Shade must save him before a deadly foe finds him first.
Silverwing, Dusk fights his urge to flap and Carnassial gives into his instincts to become a vicious predator in Darkwing.
About the author
KENNETH OPPEL is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children’s Novel of the Year by The Times (London). He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent and The Boundless. Born on Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, and in England and Ireland, and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.
JON KLASSEN is the author-illustrator of This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and I Want My Hat Back, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book. He is also the illustrator of Cats' Night Out, which won the Governor General’s Award; The Dark, a finalist for the same award; House Held Up by Trees, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; Extra Yarn, a Caldecott Honor Book; and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, also a Caldecott Honor Book. He created the concept art for Coraline, the stop-motion animated film based on the book by Neil Gaiman. Originally from Niagara Falls, he now lives in Los Angeles.
Other titles by Kenneth Oppel
Every Hidden Thing
Every Hidden Thing
Kenneth Oppel - Airborn Trilogy
Airborn, Skybreaker, Starclimber
Kenneth Oppel Airborn Series: Three-Book Bundle
Airborn, Skybreaker, and Starclimber
Kenneth Oppel's The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein: Two-Book Bundle
This Dark Endeavour and Such Wicked Intent Plus Mary Shelley's Frankenstein