Get Your Free Audiobook

Listen with a free trial

A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook free.
1 credit/month after trial—to buy any title you like, yours to keep.
Listen all you want to a selection of thousands of Audible Originals, audiobooks and podcasts.
$16.45 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy Now for $18.24

Buy Now for $18.24

Pay using coupon balance (if available) then card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions Of Use and Privacy Notice and authorise Audible to charge your designated credit card or another available credit card on file.

Publisher's Summary

In the midst of war, Soren's sister, Eglantine, unwittingly becomes a spy for Kludd, leader of the Pure Ones, a group of evil owls. She is brainwashed by an owl sent by the Pure Ones to infiltrate the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. Her odd behavior eventually attracts attention, and Soren and his friends vow to find out what's wrong with Eglantine. They ultimately learn what happened and help her reverse the effects of the brainwashing. Kludd continues to battle against the Guardians of Ga'Hoole for control of their tree. In the end, Kludd and his forces are defeated, but his conflict with Soren is not yet over.
©2004 Kathryn Lasky (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Critic Reviews

"The fantasy's strong believability and fascinating plot make this series a must-read for fantasy-lovers." ( Children's Literature)
"Suspenseful and full of unexpected twists and turns....sure to please listeners." ( Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review)

What listeners say about Guardians of Ga'Hoole, Book Five

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    49
  • 4 Stars
    9
  • 3 Stars
    3
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    34
  • 4 Stars
    14
  • 3 Stars
    0
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    35
  • 4 Stars
    8
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
  • SS
  • 03-09-2021

Good story.

I've noticed that the first book started out clean - no swearing , but each book has subtly got more and more. Starting in the form of bird-language- curse words, now this book introduced "Bloody". It's a shame because otherwise it would have been an ideal science fiction / war series for teens+ appealing to everyone.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

amazing

shattering danger saving deadly but thrilling great book recommend to 9-12 age but an intresting series

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Colleen Calvert
  • Colleen Calvert
  • 11-12-2010

The Guardian Series is Excellent!

My eight-year old and I listened to the first eight Guardians of Ga'Hoole books and enjoyed them all immensely. Being a bird lover, these tales are especially fun and for weeks on end, our world became the world of the Guardians. Pamela Garelick's narration is very good; only her voice for Gyflie was a bit annoying (the voice was very high) though I got used to it. Unfortunately, the next seven books have not yet been recorded so we're reading them ourselves!

2 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Cheri
  • Cheri
  • 25-01-2022

Be advised, this series is Not for kids!

There is way too much violence in this series for kids!!! Audible please remove this series from the heading of Childrens books.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Ana Garza
  • Ana Garza
  • 18-01-2022

Halfway there

A lot less repeating than previous books. Not too much action but focuses on building a story for vengeance. This book also focuses more on the character growth of Egglentine.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for escoocoo
  • escoocoo
  • 14-09-2021

FAVORITE SO FAR!

This one is a favorite! This installment centers around little Egglantine (Soren’s baby sister) and her best friend Primrose. As well as a somewhat devious new character, Ginger, a refugee from the Enemy, who attempts to get very close to young Egglantine. Lots of adventure ensues as this darling story continues….☺️. As usual the narrator does a very fine job!

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for mathew thompson
  • mathew thompson
  • 17-04-2021

The plot thickens...

The series continues to escalate the suspense, character development, and stakes. If you've made it this far, you'll probably want to keep going.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Nick and Hilarie Maynard
  • Nick and Hilarie Maynard
  • 19-05-2020

The Best Book Ever

WOW I am so blown away by this extremely good book! WRITE MORE PLEASEEEE!!! Martel

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for ginger wilkerson
  • ginger wilkerson
  • 29-06-2016

for young and old

I am in awe over this story. I can't seem to put it down. I will let my grandchildren listen to this series

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
Profile Image for Percy
  • Percy
  • 01-05-2016

Best

This book is so so so so so so so so so so so great best book ever

In the spirit of reconciliation, Audible Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.