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The Invaders : Brotherband Series : Book 2 - John Flanagan

The Invaders

Brotherband Series : Book 2

Paperback

Published: 1st May 2012
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
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Eight boys are about to take on a crew of fifty cut-throat pirates . . . is this an impossible quest?

Hal and the Heron brotherband are on the trail of Zavac and his precious cargo. Will they be able to find the pirates when the weather clears? And when they do, how can they possibly beat the mighty Raven and its crew of vicious cut-throats and killers?

A chance discovery will lead them to their prey, but the pirates have a well-fortified position. The Herons must drive out the invaders - and to succeed, Hal will need to devise a foolproof plan. In the icy waters of the Stormwhite, the smallest mistake could prove fatal.

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. Enter a world of wolfships, epic battles and treachery in the cold northern seas. Enter the world of Brotherband.

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The Invaders
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (5)
  • Well written (5)
  • Engaging characters (4)
  • Page turner (3)

Cons

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5.0

Couldn't put it down

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from North Coast NSW, AU

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

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    Comments about The Invaders:

    Another brilliant book by John Flanagan. From a 12 year old to 70 year young grandmother, we all loved it.

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    5.0

    Awesome

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    from regional victoria

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Engaging Characters
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Older Readers
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about The Invaders:

      This book continues in the excellent style attributed to Flanagan associated with his Rangers Apprentice series. My son was captivated and indeed the whole family have fought over who reads this book next.

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      3.0

      i felt like i was stuck there too

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      from South Australia

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      Pros

      • Well Written

      Cons

      • Not The Authors Best
      • Not What I expected

      Best Uses

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      Comments about The Invaders:

      It is definitely a book in a series. Better if know the characters etc from first book. Can't wait for the story to "take off". Needed more action for my taste. I expected better, as first series was outstanding!!

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      5.0

      Can't wait for the next one

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      from Sydney

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        Comments about The Invaders:

        Fantastic

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        4.0

        Pure awesomeness

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        from Melbourne

        About Me Everyday Reader

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Engaging Characters
        • Page Turner
        • Suspenseful
        • Well Written

        Cons

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          • Gift
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          Comments about The Invaders:

          The author painted a vivid picture with words. I couldn't put the book down.

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          5.0

          Excellant Book, great read

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          from Williams, Western Australia

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          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Engaging Characters
          • Page Turner
          • Suspenseful
          • Well Written
          • Worth Buying

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Older Readers
            • Younger Readers

            Comments about The Invaders:

            An excellant read, another great series from John Flanagan can't wait for the next one to find out what happens to Hal and his friends.

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            John Flanagan

            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.

            Visit John Flanagan's Booktopia Author Page


            ISBN: 9781741664508
            ISBN-10: 1741664500
            Series: Brotherband
            Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
            For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 464
            Published: 1st May 2012
            Publisher: Random House Australia
            Country of Publication: AU
            Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.2  x 3.0
            Weight (kg): 0.32