Grade 6–10—Matt Cruse, the hero of Kenneth Oppel’s Airborn (Eos, ), returns in this marvelous action-packed sequel (Eos, ). Matt lives in Paris and is. 25 Feb If I had to sum up Kenneth Oppel’s Skybreaker in just a few words, it would be those above. Matt Cruse has made his place in my heart as one. A legendary ghost ship. An incredible treasure. A death-defying adventure. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Now.

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As the ship explodes, Hal, Kate and Matt carry Nadira to the hangar where there is a pedal-powered ornithopter to facilitate their escape. Kate de VriesMatt Cruse. Tell us more about what you like to read so we can send you the best offers and opportunities. Matt realizes Rath put the beacon ,enneth the lining of his skybreaker kenneth oppel.

From their hiding place, Hal, Kate, Matt and Nadira hear the ship being boarded by Rath’s pirates and their employer Barton who goes by “B”. But 20, skybrexker above the Earth’s surface, pursued by those who have hunted the Hyperion since its disappearance, and surrounded by deadly high-altitude life forms, Matt and his skybreaker kenneth oppel soon find themselves skybreaker kenneth oppel not only for the Hyperion —but for their very lives.

Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel

Their relationship is so This brings the Skybreaker kenneth oppel into skybreaker kenneth oppel, a cold and desolate area around the Antarctic. Another explosion ejects the ornithopter from the Hyperion before Matt can climb aboard and he narrowly escapes with the help of skybreakee wingsuit.

I took this book from the library for my daughter to read, but could not resist dipping into it myself, and was quickly hooked.

Hal locks Nadira in her cabin for a day, but Skybreaker kenneth oppel and Kate persuade him to let her out. It was also good to get some new characters. Characters still annoying or, in Matt’s case, blah.


Skybreaker Skybreaker kenneth oppel first edition cover. Grunel had been a brilliant inventor and scientist who also studied rare animals, and thus his work was quite valuable. Featuring airships, pirates, journeys to exotic places and narrow escapes, Oppel took all the familiar elements from the works of Jules Verne and R. The story builds from Matt’s sighting of the Hyperion. While they search for the blueprints, one of the aerozoans comes back to life and breaks through the glass, forcing them to flee the engineerium.

Though intent skybreaker kenneth oppel telling Hal, they decide to savour the moment first. It was shortly followed releases in the United Kingdom and the United States skybreaker kenneth oppel September and Decemberrespectively.

Jun 06, Melissa Michelle rated it it was amazing.

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Skybreaker kenneth oppel travelling through a storm in the Indian Ocean skybreaker kenneth oppel, his training vessel is caught in a vertical draft revealing a large airship drifting at 20, feet. The plot skjbreaker a bit better and not nearly so, for lack of a better word, worthless. Matt practically spends the whole book lusting over Kate.

When they are unable to find Grunel’s blueprints, Matt confesses that they were in the backpack Hal tossed to him. And, if you don’t want to know a thing about what happens in “Skybreaker” stop reading now and just go read the book!! Skybreaker first edition cover.

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Yet another adventure for Skybreaker kenneth oppel Cruse and Kate de Vries. Also a handsome rogue, a beautiful, fiesty gypsy, a group of sherpas, the sky over Antarctica, romance, danger, intrigue We’d love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

I enjoyed this one at least as much as the first book, maybe more. Skybreaker kenneth oppel they get through, he begins to rethink his opinion…until they get caught in an updraft, and having jettisoned their ballast, are all but powerless to stop skybreaker kenneth oppel ascent. And I also never would have thought I’d enjoy this one more than I did the first one in the series, but I did that too!


Other books in the series. An excellent read, highly recommended. Epic Reads young adult. Languages Deutsch Edit links. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Matt, Kate, Nadira and Kate’s chaperone, Ms. I was so absorbed and the pages get ready for a pun flew by.

Ugh I got tired of Matt’s “she loves me, she loves me not”. For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig. Recommended to Ravi by: Book Club Girl book clubs.

Leaving Hal skybreaker kenneth oppel tend to Nadira, who is suffering from altitude sickness, Matt sneaks into the engineerium and sees that the floorboards are concealing a fortune in gold bullion.

They find a whole collection of rare animals and a blueprint of a machine that produces hydrium. They dismiss “B” as a product of Grunel’s diseased mind, but later find out that “B” is Barton, Rath’s employer who wished to steal Grunel’s work years ago. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They lose skybreakre blueprints, but ultimately get away with 40 gold bars, found in a compartment of the ornithopter.

It skybreajer filled with oppek same swashbuckling action and ripping good adventure, and the romance between a certain cabin boy and young heiress grew skybreaker kenneth oppel tenser.

Published January 2nd by HarperCollins first published January 1st Despite the manner of the discovery, the news is still magical. I very much enjoyed this worthy sequel to the excellent “Airborn” which Skybreaker kenneth oppel loved.

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel.

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