Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1: The Capture: (Movie Cover) by Kathryn Lasky

Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1: The Capture: (Movie Cover)

byKathryn Lasky

Kobo ebook | June 1, 2010

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In the first book in the GUARDIANS... series, the reader is introduced to Soren, a barn owl and the centerpiece of the series. When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever and scrappy Gylfie, find out that St. Aggie's is actually a training camp where the school's leader can groom young owls to help achieve her goal--(cont.)

to rule the entire owl kingdom.

In the first book in this series, the reader follows the adventures of Soren and Gylfie as they subvert the attempted brainwashing that takes place at St. Aggie's, learn to fly, and eventually escape from the evil school.

Later books in the series will focus on Soren's reunion with his evil brother and beloved sister and his and Gylfie's quest for the tools to free the owl kingdom from the threat of St. Aggie's.

Title:Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1: The Capture: (Movie Cover)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:ScholasticLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545283329

ISBN - 13:9780545283328

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Favourite book series as a kid Read this series when I was in grade 6 and instantly fell in love with the characters like Soren and Gylfie. As an adult now rereading the series, I find that the repetition in the books as to what happened in the book(s) previous a little tedious, but I understand that for a younger auidence that might take more time reading a book, that these summaries would prove useful to understanding/remembering what is going on. Overall, it's a great series to give to kids to read!
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A unique story line Honestly the concept and the back stories attached to this series is amazing!
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! This book is awesome for people who are starting to get into reading!
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from for the love of owls My son (age 10) read every book in this series. Since reading them, he has fallen in love with owls, and has had the chance to participate in an owl survey and banding owls at a local research centre. Thank you for a great series that has evoked a life long love and learning for owls, and all birds!
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Utterly Amazing The whole series is such an exciting adventure for all ages, its educational and holds a very strong sense of fantasy and adventure through and through. Its a great way to encourage imagination and reading into a child's routine so they know that reading is super fun!
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! As a kid, I absolutely loved this series! This first book leaves you with so much hope for the owls and leaves you rooting for them and holding your breath when they embark on journeys. And it gets better from here. Good for kids/pre-teens
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down! I got this series as a kid and absolutely loved it! It was the first novel series I read and inspired my love of reading! I would recommend this book easily!
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Great book! Enjoyed it a lot as a kid!
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great For Kids I really enjoyed this series when I was younger, it has a really interesting story and the characters are really likable. There are quite a few books in the series so it will keep you busy for a while but the first few books are especially well done so definitely check them out.
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Read A great young reader book! I read these as a preteen and still pick them up from time to time. While the movie was very good it couldn't possibly get all of the wonderful parts and emotions that are part of these books.
Date published: 2016-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful and fascinating I searched and bought this book after watching Legend of The Guardians for the 2nd time. The story is different from the movie but it is even more captivating and fascinating especially with your imagination running wild. Definitely a favourite of mine and looking forward reading the next book.
Date published: 2015-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT STORIES FOR PARENTS AND CHILD My child and I watched the movie and we are hooked. I plan on buying all the books in the series. I feel this is a great collection of books for children with big imaginations and children who embrace the great outdoors and wildlife. I as a parent look forward to reading such a book that will keep us both captivated for hours of reading.
Date published: 2013-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from out of this world!!!!! this is the best book i have ever read and i had really loved sorens wacky adventures it is a great read not even close to being a pickup book. it is worth every cent and you will NOT and i repeat NOT feel bad about purchasing this superb piece of storytelling. i would recommend this book to anyone. if you like trying new words this is definitely the book for you. Being a fantsy lover, I really enjoyed this book. it is a story about owls my favorite animals, i have read all the books in the series and i am dying to read the golden tree. thier are 12 books in the guardians of ga hoole series so far.
Date published: 2007-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the most gripping books i have ever read There is no other books like it. It takes you in and you cant get out no matter what you do. You put it down and in 5 minutes you pick it back up. In the morning before schools at night after bed you just keeps reading.Kathrin Lasky is a genius i wish one day i could be as good a writer as her its my future dream. She is my idol her books rock even though i dont know if she has any other series of books execpt guardians of gahoole if she did i would read it this book is a fantasy a dream if you like animals actions fear supense and laughter this is a book for you. If anybody doesnt like this they dont know what there missing.
Date published: 2006-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aaron T's Awesome review on THE CAPTURE THIS IS AN AWESOME BOOK. I can't get over it. After I finished the first 5 (The Capture, The Journey, The Rescue, The Seige, The Shattering and the Preview of the Burning) I am about 10 times more sensitive about birds especially owls. When ever I see a bird I am amazed- my heart quivers and I say, What a cute little birdie. I'm 11. Note: If you love books of talking animals,Garry Kilworth's the Welkin Weasels Series, Brian Jaques Redwall series, or The Guardians of Ga'hoole Series are the books for you.
Date published: 2004-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aboustly amazing! This book rocks. I got it at my school's book fair, because in my opition the author's books are amazing. I sat down,and finished it in 45 minutes at the most. One of the best books I have ever read. I put #s 2 and 3 on my Christmas list. Mrs. Lasky does it again! An amazing book.
Date published: 2003-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1 The Capture An overall exciting book very enjoyable i read it in two days and would like to read the second book The journey.
Date published: 2003-07-16