Guardians of Ga'Hoole #1: The Capture

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Ga'Hoole is a classic hero mythology about the fight between good and evil. This new version of The Capture will feature art from the movie, due out in September 2010! After Soren, a young owlet, is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he's plucked from the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school, the St. Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls. 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--to rule the entire owl kingdom.
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Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
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Published on
Jun 1, 2010
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9780545283328
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / General
Juvenile Fiction / Nature & the Natural World / General
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