STUNNING NEW LOOK for the New York Times and Australian bestselling series about Will and his friends from Castle Redmont
Will is small for his age, but agile and energetic. All his life, he has dreamed of becoming a great knight like the father he never knew, so he is devastated when he is rejected as an apprentice to Castle Redmont's Battleschool. Instead he is apprenticed to Halt, the mysterious Ranger whose uncanny ability to move unseen is thought to be the result of black magic.
Reluctantly, Will learns to use a Ranger’s secret weapons: a bow and arrow, a mottled cloak and a stubborn little pony. It may not be the sword and battlehorse he longs for, but when Will and Halt set out on a desperate mission to prevent the assassination of the King, Will finds that a Ranger’s weapons are not so useless after all . . .
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 Ruins of Gorlan:
I read this book to see if it was suitable for my 11year old grandson, and I ended up reading the whole series .
Easy to follow and exciting enough to hold interest.
Series: Ranger's Apprentice
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st September 2009
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2 x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.2