WorldCat Identities

Oppel, Kenneth 1967-

Overview
Works: 162 works in 873 publications in 9 languages and 41,011 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Steampunk fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Drama 
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 )
39 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,436 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 )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 4,111 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 )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,531 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 )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,999 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
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
69 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The thrilling story of Shade, a young silverwing bat, who is separated from his colony during the long winter migration, and finds himself on an incredible journey"-- Cf. Our choice, 1997-1998
Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,515 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
This dark endeavor by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,209 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
Firewing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
41 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Griffin, a young bat, is sucked into the "Underworld," and his father follows to rescue him
Half brother by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,718 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
Such wicked intent by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,491 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 Boundless by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
13 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,280 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
The king's taster by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,241 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 1,077 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
Peg and the whale by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 910 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 )
25 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 824 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 652 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 )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 614 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 490 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( Recording )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Griffin, a newborn bat, thinks he's nothing like his heroic father, until he gets dragged to the Underworld and must find his way home while his father braves the odds to get him back as well
This dark endeavor the apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel( Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 372 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
 
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Alternative Names
Oppel, Kenneth
Oppel, Kenneth Kerry
オッペル, ケネス
Languages
English (403)
French (27)
German (25)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (2)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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