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Oppel, Kenneth 1967-

Overview
Works: 133 works in 904 publications in 13 languages and 42,461 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Steampunk fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Paranormal fiction  Horror tales  Horror fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.O614, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kenneth Oppel
Publications by Kenneth Oppel
Most widely held works by Kenneth Oppel
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
53 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,185 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
Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
116 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,995 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
Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,937 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 )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,467 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 )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,887 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
This dark endeavor by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,199 libraries worldwide
"Sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein leads a charmed life ... [exploring] all the hidden passageways and secret rooms of the palatial Frankenstein chateau. Except one. The Dark Library contains ancient tomes written in strange languages and filled with forbidden knowledge."--Page 4 of cover
Firewing by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
60 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
Griffin, a young bat, is sucked into the "Underworld," and his father embarks on a dangerous journey to rescue him. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,764 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
Half brother by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 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 )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,507 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 )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,243 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
The nest by Kenneth Oppel( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,177 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"--
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,035 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 )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 869 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 745 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( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 626 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 569 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
The boundless by Kenneth Oppel( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 480 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
Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 463 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( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 399 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
 
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Alternative Names
Kenneth Oppel Canadees schrijver
Kenneth Oppel Canadian children's writer
Kenneth Oppel canadisk skribent
Kenneth Oppel kanadensisk författare
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 (426)
German (62)
French (50)
Spanish (8)
Chinese (6)
Japanese (6)
Italian (3)
Czech (3)
Danish (2)
Dutch (2)
Serbian (1)
Russian (1)
Thai (1)
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