Author(s): Kenneth Oppel
The second novel in the award-winning, bestselling Silverwing saga - reissued to coincide with publication of Firewing and Kenneth Oppel's UK author tour. Deep in the fascinating kingdom of bats, Shade must face Goth, the king of the cannibal bats, if he is to rescue his long-lost father ... In search of his father, Shade discovers a mysterious human building which houses a huge forest. Home to thousands of bats, the indoor forest is as warm as a summer night, teeming with insect food, and free from the deadly owls. Paradise? Then why are bats disappearing without trace? Soon, Shade and his friend, Marina, are swept up in a perilous adventure that takes them far south to the jungle home of Goth, the diabolical king of the cannibal bats. Shade must use all his cunning to rescue his long-lost father Ã¢ÂÂ and prevent Goth from creating eternal night . . .