WorldCat Identities

Oppel, Kenneth 1967-

Overview
Works: 139 works in 870 publications in 13 languages and 41,508 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Steampunk fiction  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  Paranormal fiction  Horror tales  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.O614, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Oppel
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt, a young cabin boy aboard an airship, and Kate, a wealthy young girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search for the existence of mysterious winged creatures reportedly living hundreds of feet above the Earth's surface
Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Cruse, a student at the Airship Academy, and Kate de Vries, a young heiress, team up with a gypsy and a daring captain, to find a long-lost airship, rumored to carry a treasure beyond imagination
Darkwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dusk, the world's first bat, must lead his colony to safety in a time of changing species
Starclimber by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As members of the first crew of astralnauts, Matt Cruse and Kate De Vries journey into outer space on the Starclimber and face a series of catastrophes that threaten the survival of all on board
Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

54 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

75 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a newborn bat named Shade but sometimes called "Runt" becomes separated from his colony during migration, he grows in ways that prepare him for even greater journeys
Firewing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Griffin, a young bat, is sucked into the "Underworld," and his father follows to rescue him
This dark endeavor by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his twin brother falls ill in the family's chateau in the independent republic of Geneva in the eighteenth century, sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein embarks on a dangerous and uncertain quest to create the forbidden Elixir of Life described in an ancient text in the family's secret Biblioteka Obscura
Half brother by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1973, when a renowned Canadian behavioral psychologist pursues his latest research project-- an experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills-- he brings home a baby chimp named Zan and asks his thirteen-year-old son to treat Zan like a little brother--Résumé de l'éditeur
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada, teenaged Will enlists the aid of a traveling circus to save the train from villains
Such wicked intent by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not just communicating with the dead, but entering their realm, and soon he, Elizabeth, and Henry are in the spirit world of Chateau Frankenstein, creating and growing a body
The king's taster by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The royal chef takes Max the dog, the royal taster, on several international journeys to find a dish for the land's pickiest king
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel( Recording )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Cruse has the life he has always dreamed of as a cabin boy on the Aurora, a luxury passenger airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean. Then one night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies who are completely real and utterly mysterious. -Back cover
Peg and the whale by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peg, a big strapping seven-year-old lass who has caught everything else in the sea, joins the crew of the whaling ship Viper and sets out to catch herself a whale
Dead water zone by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muscular sixteen-year-old Paul tries to find his genetically stunted younger brother Sam in the polluted ruins of Watertown, where Sam is trying to cure himself with toxic "dead water" that alters the metabolism of those who drink it
Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Cruse, a student at the Airship Academy, and Kate de Vries, a young heiress, team up with a gypsy and a daring captain, to find a long-lost airship, rumored to carry a treasure beyond imagination
The devil's cure : a novel by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and German and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Laura Donaldson has made a miraculous discover. Death-row inmate and religious cult leader David Haines may possess the cure for cancer in his own veins. A routine blood test reveals that his immune system has the power to annihilate cancer cells. Laura Donaldson wants more of his blood; David Haines will do anything to prevent her from getting it."--Jacket
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a newborn bat named Shade but sometimes called "Runt" becomes separated from his colony during migration, he grows in ways that prepare him for even greater journeys
The boundless by Kenneth Oppel( Recording )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A train is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will Everett is about to embark on an adventure. Will ends up with a key to a train car containing priceless treasures; he becomes the target of sinister figures from his past. So Will joins a traveling circus, enlisting the aid of Mr. Dorian, the ringmaster and Maren, a girl his age who is an escape artist. With villains fast on their heels, can Will and Maren reach Will's father and save the train
The nest by Kenneth Oppel( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When wasps come to Steve in a dream offering to fix his sick baby brother, he thinks all he has to do is say yes. But yes may not mean what Steve thinks it means"--
 
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Alternative Names
Kenneth Oppel Canadian children's writer

Kenneth Oppel canadisk skribent

Kenneth Oppel kanadensisk frfattare

Kenneth Oppel kanadischer Schriftsteller

Kenneth Oppel kanadisk skribent

Oppel, Kenneth

Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-

Oppel, Kenneth Kerry

オッペル, ケネス

ケネス・オッペル

Languages
English (383)

German (64)

French (45)

Japanese (6)

Czech (5)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (4)

Chinese (3)

Italian (3)

Danish (2)

Serbian (1)

Russian (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
SkybreakerDarkwingStarclimberSunwingSilverwingFirewingThis dark endeavorHalf brother