The Ranger’s apprentice is about to be sold into slavery - but help can arrive from the most unexpected places . . .
Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace as he travels through Gallica towards Skandia. On their way, they are constantly challenged by freelance knights - otherwise known as thieving thugs. Horace knows a thing or two about combat, though, and he soon begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. But will they be in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery?
About the Author
John Flanagan's bestselling RANGER’S APPRENTICE adventure series originally comprised twenty short stories, which John wrote to encourage his twelve-year-old son, Michael, to enjoy reading. The series has come a long way since then. Now sold to more than twenty countries, the series regularly appears on the NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller List and has been shortlisted in children's book awards in Australia and overseas. John, a former television and advertising writer, lives with his wife, Leonie, in the Sydney beachside suburb of Manly. He is currently writing further titles in the RANGER’S APPRENTICE series.
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Comments about The Icebound Land:
I bought this book and the rest of the series for my 10 year old daughter and she loved it. I have also found it a great read myself. John Flanagan makes the charaters come to life and his style of writing draws you in to the story so that you feel as if you have been transported to the world of the Araluens. Thoroughly recommend this book.
Series: Ranger's Apprentice
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: September 2009
Publisher: Random House Australia
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.23