Airborn

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2005 - 448 頁
Matt Cruse is cabin boy aboard the Aurora, an airship which truly is lighter than air. Since the discovery of hydrium, a gas that renders even the heaviest vehicle as light as a feather, airships travel all over the world in the same way as planes do today. Matt himself was born on an airship and it is there that he feels most at home. Matt has high hopes for promotion to junior sailmaker on this voyage - until Kate de Vries, one of the wealthy passengers, arrives on the scene. She's feisty and brave, and won't let social distinctions get in the way of her friendship with Matt. And all their bravery is required when one night, in the middle of the ocean, they are boarded by pirates and caught up in adventures beyond all imagining...

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用戶評語  - ToniFGMAMTC - LibraryThing

3.75 stars This book didn't catch my attention for awhile. Near the end, I really enjoyed it. I think a younger reader will love it throughout. It has an airship that's more like our cruise ships ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - sdramsey - LibraryThing

I loved every minute of this amazing book! The audio version is by Full Cast Audio, and they made the book and characters come vividly to life. Finishing it made me feel the way you do after an ... 閱讀評論全文

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關於作者 (2005)

Kenneth Oppel wrote his first novel at the age of 15, and enterprisingly sent it to his favourite writer, Roald Dahl. Publication soon followed, and since then he has written more than a dozen books, including an adult novel, The Devil's Cure, and the bestselling fantasy novels, Sunwing and Silverwing, for which he won many prizes in his native Canada. He now lives and works in Toronto with his wife and two young children. His book 'Silverwing' was the winner of the Mr Christie's Book Award, the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award, and the Blue Heron Award.

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