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  • Published: 1 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781864719116
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $17.99

Ranger's Apprentice 8: The Kings of Clonmel




One Ranger can stop a riot, but this time two Rangers may not be enough . . .

One Ranger can stop a riot, but this time two Rangers may not be enough . . .

Will is at the annual Ranger Gathering but Halt is investigating mysterious happenings in the west. When he does finally return, it's with bad news. Hibernia is in turmoil. A false religious cult calling themselves the Outsiders are sowing confusion and sedition, and five of the six Hibernian kingdoms have been undermined. Now the sixth, Clonmel, is in danger. Halt, Will and Horace set out to restore order. Can the secrets of Halt's past help them in their mission?

The eighth book in the Australian and New York Times mega-selling Ranger's Apprentice series.

  • Pub date: 1 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781864719116
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

John Flanagan

John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice and Brotherband adventure series have sold more than fifteen million copies worldwide. His books are available in more than one hundred countries, are regularly on the New York Times bestseller list, and have had multiple award shortlistings and wins in Australia and overseas. John, a former television and advertising writer, lives with his wife in a Sydney beachside suburb.

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Praise for Ranger's Apprentice 8: The Kings of Clonmel

“Notable Book for Younger Readers 2009”

Children’s Book Council of Australia

“Will the young Ranger and his comrade in arms, Horace, live by their wits and survival skills to protect the safety of the realm of Hibernia. This quest story, one of a series, reveals political intrigue and strategic maneuvering that will appeal to the socially mature younger reader. These comrades in arms are wholesome, honorable, tough and determined. Their training and discipline leads them into high danger which they handle admirably with bravery and intelligence.”

Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Australian Children’s Books 2009


Awards & Recognition

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards

    Shortlisted • 2008 • Fiction for Older Readers

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards

    Commended • 2009 • Notable Book

  • COOL Children's Choice Awards

    Winner • 2011 • Older Readers


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