Darkwing (Silverwing #1) (Hardcover)

Darkwing (Silverwing #1) By Kenneth Oppel, Keith Thompson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kenneth Oppel, Keith Thompson (Illustrator)

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This is book number 1 in the Silverwing series.


As the sun sets on the time of the dinosaurs, a new world is left in its wake. . . .


He alone can fly and see in the dark, in a colony where being different means being shunned—or worse. As the leader's son, he is protected, but does his future lie among his kin?


He has the true instincts of a predator, and he is determined that his kind will not only survive but will dominate the world of beasts.

From the author of the internationally acclaimed Silverwing trilogy comes an extraordinary adventure set 65 million years ago. Kenneth Oppel, winner of a Michael L. Printz Honor for Airborn, has crafted a breathtaking animal tale that reaches out to the human in all of us.

About the Author

KENNETH OPPEL is the bestselling 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 (UK). Kenneth Oppel is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, The Boundless, The Nest, Every Hidden Thing, Inkling and the Bloom trilogy. His latest novel is Ghostlight. Ken Oppel lives with his family in Toronto.

Praise For…

“Readers will be happily swept along for the ride.” — The Horn Book

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060850548
ISBN-10: 006085054X
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 21st, 2007
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Silverwing