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The Ruins of Gorlan - (Ranger's Apprentice) by John Flanagan

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Highlights

  • The fantasy adventure that launched the international bestselling series, with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!
  • Texas Lone Star Reading List 2006 3rd Winner, Beehive Awards (Fiction) 2007 4th Winner
  • 10 Years
  • 9.4" x 6.08" Hardcover
  • 256 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Fantasy & Magic
  • Series Name: Ranger's Apprentice

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About the Book



The battles and drama are nonstop in this latest installment of Flanagan's epic fantasy. Skandia's borders have been breached, and Araluen is next. If the two kingdoms are to be saved, an unlikely union must be made.



Book Synopsis



The fantasy adventure that launched the international bestselling series, with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone!

They have always scared him in the past--the Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. Highly trained in the skills of battle and surveillance, they fight the battles before the battles reach the people. And as Will is about to learn, there is a large battle brewing. The exiled Morgarath, Lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom. This time, he will not be denied. . . .

Here is the fantasy adventure that launched the Ranger's Apprentice series, an epic story of heroes and villains that has become an international phenomenon. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, T.H. White's The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini's Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire series.



Review Quotes




"The last few years have seen the publication of many fantasies, but few have the appeal of this original story. Rather than creating a host of strange creatures and magical powers, Flanigan concentrates on character, offering readers a young protagonist they will care about and relationships that develop believably over time.Readers will look forward to the next adventure in The Ruins of Gorlan series." -Booklist, starred review



About the Author



John Flanagan grew up in Sydney, Australia, hoping to be a writer. John began writing Ranger's Apprentice for his son, Michael, ten years ago, and is still hard at work on the series and its spinoff, Brotherband Chronicles. He currently lives in the suburb of Manly, Australia, with his wife. In addition to their son, they have two grown daughters and four grandsons.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.4 Inches (H) x 6.08 Inches (W) x .94 Inches (D)
Weight: .95 Pounds
Suggested Age: 10 Years
Number of Pages: 256
Series Title: Ranger's Apprentice
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fantasy & Magic
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover
Author: John Flanagan
Language: English
Street Date: June 16, 2005
TCIN: 11826009
UPC: 9780399244544
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-5808
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.94 inches length x 6.08 inches width x 9.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.95 pounds
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