guardians of ga'hoole books in order

Guardians of Ga’hoole series order by Kathryn Lasky

We collected all the Guardians of Ga’hoole books in order, and we are 100% sure that you will be captivated by this Get ready to get captivated by this epic adventure in which the main characters are owls. An amazing fantasy series written by American author Kathryn Lasky that you might already know because it had a movie adaptation known as Legend of the Guardians.

These books are addressed to a young audience, 9 to 12 years old by the way. However, this is the kind of adventure that can be enjoyed by more mature readers too. Age is just a number after all!

Guardians of Ga’hoole books in order by Kathryn Lasky

This series is composed of 16 volumes, so you might get lost in the plot if you don’t read these novels properly. We recommend you read the Guardians of Ga’hoole series in order of publication because author Kathryn Lasky narrated the books chronologically. Here you have all the books in the series:

If you are going to start this series then there is this amazing book set. It collects the first 5 books, and it looks this cool:

You may have noticed that the covers look different from the individual novels that we showed above. We actually know why this is, but it makes sense that the publishers decided to make a special edition cover for the book set, looks impressive, doesn’t it?

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It will take a while for you to finish this series, however, they are easy to read and the plot is so enthralling and you won’t be able to put these books down, which means that you’ll have read them all before you know it. But don’t worry, we are ready for that, here you have 3 similar series to the Guardians of Ga’hoole books:

Our first recommendation is actually another book series by Kathryn Lasky, Wolves of the Beyond. This is actually a spinoff of the Guardians of Ga’hoole series, therefore if you loved the writing of this author this one should be your next read.

What about a series in which the main characters are dragons? if you like these powerful fire-breathing creatures then don’t miss the Wings of Fire series, these books are really popular these days, so you might already know them.

What are these books about?

The Guardians of Ga’hoole book series tell us about the owl kingdom, known as the Forest of Tyto, a place in which brave and wistful owls fight the forces of evil.

There are many threats to the peace of Tyto and its citizen. The first volume in the series centers on Soren, a young owl who gets captured together with his friend Gylfie, there’s only one way to escape from that place, but for this, they will have to learn to fly, a feat that seems impossible to them.

As said before, there is a movie based on this series, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, it was released in 2010 and was directed by Zack Snyder. You should give it a watch once you have finished the series.

A list with the Guardians of Ga’hoole book series in order

This is quite a long series, so we thought it would be of great help for you to have a list with all the Ga’Hoole books in order so you can check it out anytime:

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Guardians of Ga’Hoole books in order

Guardians of Ga'Hoole – Kathryn Lasky


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Reading order:

  • The Capture  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 1)
  • The Journey  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 2)
  • The Rescue  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 3)
  • The Siege  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 4)
  • The Shattering  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 5)
  • The Burning  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 6)
  • The Hatchling  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 7)
  • The Outcast  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 8)
  • The First Collier  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 9)
  • The Coming of Hoole  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 10)
  • To Be a King  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 11)
  • The Golden Tree  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 12)
  • The River of Wind  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 13)
  • Exile  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 14)
  • The War of the Ember  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 15)
  • The Rise of a Legend  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 16)

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These books are published by Scholastic, and their reading level grades are 4-7, while their Lexile score is 730L. Each of the books in the series is around 250 pages, they are also easy to read, with easy vocabulary and short chapters. In addition, there is a glossary at the end of each book, which will help children to know better all the characters.

Before you leave so you can start reading these books, we have a great recommendation for you. The Dragonwatch series, a story about two teenagers that will have to fight against a powerful horde of dragons.

What made you start reading the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series? is it because you watched the movie? or maybe because you love owls? leave a comment telling us the reason why you are reading these books!

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