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The Guardians of Ga'Hoole: The Capture

What do you get when you take an owl, give him human characteristics and then send him on an amazing adventure? You get Kathryn Lasky's Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. The Capture is the first book in this series, which recently became a full-length motion picture that premieres on September 24!


Soren's Story

Soren is a young barn owl who finds himself on the forest floor one night while his parents are away hunting. Only a few weeks old and not able to fly, Soren knows that he's in a lot of danger and figures he probably won't survive the night. But suddenly he's scooped up and taken to a place called St. Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls, where lots of baby owls like himself live, except they're known by numbers instead of names.


Right from the very start, Soren has a funny feeling that something about the academy isn't quite right. In fact, his friend Gylfie, a small elf owl at the academy, thinks the exact same thing! Oh well, Soren figures he can deal with it until he learns how to fly, and then he can make his escape...


Unfortunately, it's not quite that easy. Soren also needs to avoid being moonblinked, or brainwashed. As it turns out, the academy's real goal is to control all of the owl kingdoms on earth...and not in a good way, either. So it's up to Soren to learn to fly, avoid the brainwashing and escape in order to save the owl kingdoms. Guided by fear, hope and loss, the little owls work toward finding answers and gaining their freedom.


Give A Hoot

This is an absolutely amazing, incredible book! Jathryn Lasky makes all the characters so believable, and you really find yourself caring for each of the little owls, and worrying about what will happen to them in the end. So what if they're not humans - the characteristics they're given by the author in this book make them as real and believable as any human character, and we can't wait to read more books about owls in this fantastic series!


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thunderstorm

thunderstorm wrote:

very good movie ..!!!
commented: Sat Sep 10, 2011

CookieDevil

CookieDevil wrote:

Was this movie australian or something?
commented: Sat Sep 10, 2011

CookieDevil

CookieDevil wrote:

I loved the movie!
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