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 . : Kenneth Oppel – Airborn Trilogy: Airborn, Skybreaker, Starclimber ( Matt Cruse) (): Kenneth Oppel, David Kelly, The Full Cast. Airborn by Kenneth Oppel – review. ‘The whole book is action-packed, involving clashes with air pirates and daring escapes from perilous.

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A page book without padding! Some of it felt a little bit drawn out, and some of it seemed a little bit fanciful or unbelievable, but it still managed to fit in with the story and wrapped up nicely.

While I agree some parts could have been made to sound more authentic in terms of setting and characters the book overall was very fulfilling. Lost is a about survivors of a plane crash who get stranded on a mysterious island.

I’m tired of “perfect female characters”! This said, this is an adventure book if I had to pick just ONE genre that is. Apr 30, Amanda rated it really oppek it Shelves: The pirates in this book were so devious but were a little hesitant to kill. Matt is disappointed to learn that the Junior Sailmaker position he was promised has been given to the airship fleet’s heir, Bruce Lunardi.


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I’m all for a strong female character. This did have romance, but it focused more on the friendships. And sometimes it felt like the aibrorn was going on forever before we moved to a different part of the story. Nov 05, Nicole rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Well, there be no dragons here.

So maybe you just didn’t spend enough time in your research and editing stages, because my inner Grammar Nazi found three typos in your novel. Six months later, Matt meets Kate in Paris, where she is exhibiting her cloud cat skeleton and photographs.

If you like a lot of action in your reading, you’ll love Airbornby Kenneth Airbogn. Oct 17, TheSaint rated it really liked it Shelves: It was shortly followed with its release in the United Kingdom and the United States in April and May respectively.

While on lookout duty, he spots a damaged balloon carrying an unconscious old man.

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel – review

Check out me other reviews at https: Without Matt and his ingenuity, the whole ship would have died. All of the food is this book made some hungry and I honestly want to hire Vlad so badly it’s not even funny.


The fantasy elements are handled well and I think the interpersonal struggles of the main characters are not overly done. After luring the cloud cat into a clearing with a fish, the shutter of Kate’s camera provokes it into attacking. I have read them both and they are as enthralling as the first book.

My only reason for giving 4. The descriptions of the deaths are short and not very detailed, but those with active ippel could find themselves just a tad grossed out at times.

Oppel didn’t solely focus on the romance between them which I loved because literally every YA book has romance. It was an engaging and quick read. Retrieved from ” https: View all 3 comments. Nov 16, Alexandra rated it it was amazing Shelves: Printz Winners and Oppeo Books”.