First Editions Kenneth Oppel Airborn

ISBN 13: 9780060531805

Airborn

4.16 avg rating
( 19,702 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780060531805: Airborn

Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . .

Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted; convinced he's lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist's granddaughter that he realizes that the man's ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious.

In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Kenneth Oppel is the author of Skybreaker and Airborn (winner of the Governor General’s Award), as well as the Silverwing Saga (Silverwing, Sunwing and Firewing), which has sold over one million copies worldwide and has won numerous prizes, including the Mr. Christie’s Book Award and the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, as well as many children’s choice awards across the country. His other titles include Peg and the Whale, Dead Water Zone and The Live-Forever Machine. Voted children’s author of the year by Canadian booksellers in 2006, he lives in Toronto with his wife and three children. Visit his website at www.kennethoppel.com.

About the Author:

KENNETH OPPEL is the Governor General’s Award–winning author of the Airborn series and the Silverwing Saga, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. His most recent novels are Half Brother, winner of both the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the Young Adult Book Award; This Dark Endeavour, finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award; and Such Wicked Intent, finalist for the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Canada’s nominated author for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in Toronto with his wife and three children.

WEB:KENNETHOPPEL.CA
FACEBOOK: KENNETH OPPEL
TWITTER: @KENNETHOPPEL

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Kenneth Oppel
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800605318050000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Oppel, Kenneth
Published by EOS HarperCollins
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Gonia Books
(Pleasant View, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description EOS HarperCollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060531800. Bookseller Inventory # YP-HBM-36458

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Oppel, Kenneth
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0060531800

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Oppel, Kenneth
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2004. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780060531805

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Oppel, Kenneth
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
VNHM SHOP
(Pompano Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . .Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted; convinced he's lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist's granddaughter that he realizes that the man's ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious. In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-sellingSilverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies. Bookseller Inventory # 114433946

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Kenneth Oppel
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United States, 2004. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 160 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow s nest, being the ship s eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there d been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . .Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt s always wanted; convinced he s lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist s granddaughter that he realizes that the man s ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious. In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060531805

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 16.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Kenneth Oppel
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United States (2004)
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United States, 2004. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 231 x 160 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow s nest, being the ship s eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there d been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . .Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt s always wanted; convinced he s lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist s granddaughter that he realizes that the man s ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious. In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780060531805

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Kenneth Oppel
Published by Eos (2004)
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Eos, 2004. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # TH9780060531805

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.02
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Kenneth Oppel
Published by EOS HarperCollins (2004)
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description EOS HarperCollins, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060531800

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Kenneth Oppel
ISBN 10: 0060531800 ISBN 13: 9780060531805
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800605318051.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book