Synopses & Reviews
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, accompanied by heiress Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is determined to recover the ship and its treasures. But 20,000 feet 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 companions soon find themselves fighting not only for the Hyperion—but for their very lives.
Matt Cruse, the brave young cabin boy from Airborne and 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. Reprint.
Matt Cruse, the intrepid young hero of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book "Airborn," is back on another high-flying adventure set in a fantastic world filled with luxurious airships, swashbuckling pirates, and mysterious, otherworldly creatures.
About the Author
KENNETH OPPEL is the Governor Generals Award-winning author of the Airborn series and the Silverwing Saga, which has sold over a million copies worldwide. His most recent novels are Half Brother
, winner of both the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award and the Young Adult Book Award; This Dark Endeavour
, finalist for the Governor Generals Literary Award; and Such Wicked Intent
, finalist for the CLA Young Adult Book Award. Canadas nominated author for the 2014 Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in Toronto with his wife and three children.
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