Sunwing (Aladdin Fantasy)

by Kenneth Oppel

Other authorsS. D. Schindler (Illustrator)
Paperback, 2001



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PB Opp

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PB Opp

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PB Opp




Aladdin (2001), 320 pages


Continues the adventures of Shade, a young bat, as he searches for his father and struggles to prevent the evil jungle bat Goth from wiping out the sun.


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320 p.; 5 inches

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LibraryThing member xicanti
My favourite book in Oppel's Silverwing trilogy. I strongly encourage you to read it if you like children's literature, bats, fantasy, books in general... just read it. I'm sure you won't regret it, but it's such a quick read that even if you do you won't have wasted much time on it.
LibraryThing member abbylibrarian
In this sequel to "Silverwing", Shade and the other bats are lured into a mysterious human building on their way to look for Shade's father. While some think it is paradise- warm in the winter, plenty of bugs to eat- Shade and Marina don't trust it. They explore and find out that the bats are being
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used for evil human purposes. Then Shade is captured by the humans and taken down to the rainforest where he meets up with his old nemesis Goth and unexpectedly discovers a group of northern bats. Will Shade find his father? Will he ever be able to get home?
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LibraryThing member LemurKat
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 the cannibal bat, Goth. A cute adventure story, with some rather dark moments and interesting
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But one zoological fact bugs me no end - the insistence that owls hibernate - owls DO NOT hibernate!
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LibraryThing member Linyarai
I love re-reading this series, never gets old.

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