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  • Published: 3 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143785927
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $18.99

Ranger's Apprentice The Royal Ranger 3: Duel at Araluen




Castle Araluen is well protected against attackers - but what if the enemy is already inside?

King Duncan and Princess Cassandra are trapped high in the south tower of Castle Araluen.

In the north, Sir Horace and Ranger Commandant Gilan are besieged in an old hill fort, as they wait for the Red Fox Clan's next attack.

Ranger's apprentice Maddie must find the Heron brotherband and convince them to join her, so she can give her father the help he needs to break out from the hill fort and ride to confront the traitor.

Will they reach Castle Araluen in time? And when the battles have been fought and the dust has settled, who will rule the Kingdom of Araluen?

THE ROYAL RANGER IS BACK AND THE STAKES ARE HIGHER THAN EVER IN THE WORLD OF RANGER'S APPRENTICE.

  • Pub date: 3 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143785927
  • Imprint: Random House Australia Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $18.99

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 The Royal Ranger 3: Duel at Araluen

“Of all Flanagan’s books I have read, Ranger’s Apprentice The Royal Ranger Book Three: Duel at Araluen is indeed my favourite. I felt engaged, curious and in tantalising suspense right to the very end.”

Jennifer Mors, Reading Time

“John Flanagan knows how to write an exciting and dramatic adventure . . . There is fighting, tension, incredible "warrior" strategy and some odd moments of humour from the interesting characters . . . The delight of this book is the heroine Maddie rising to reveal her training as a Ranger has not been in vain, and her ability to lead and strategise to solve problems in conflict is only matched by her skills to evade detection. Highly recommended for readers aged 11-15.”

Carolyn Hull, ReadPlus


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