Synopses & Reviews
In the most harrowing adventure yet in the Silverwing sequence, Griffin, a newborn Silverwing bat, is sucked down into a fissure after a terrible quake. Shade, Griffin's father, realizes that his son has been drawn into the Underworld, and embarks on a dangerous journey to find him.
"In this third title in the series begun with Silverwing and Sunwing, Firewing by Kenneth Oppel features young Griffin, son of the bats Marina and Shade. When Griffin is swallowed by the 'Underworld,' his father must rescue him before it's too late. Ages 8-12" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Fans of the first two books will find that this new adventure, with its compelling geography and cosmology of the underworld, takes them places Silverwing and Sunwing never dreamed of.
Voice of Youth Advocates
Readers who enjoy animal fantasy will appreciate the heroic efforts of these small bats as they fight almost mythical foes.