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2 2 y separately published work icon The Sorcerer in the North John Flanagan , ( trans. Masako Irie with title 魔術 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2014 Z1351502 2006 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'On his first top-secret mission, can the Ranger Will save a new ally from a terrible curse?

'Five years have passed since the Skandians and the Araluans made their treaty, and Will has finally become a Ranger, with his own fief to look after. He soon learns that even sleepy little islands have problems to keep him on his toes.

'Then he and his old friend Alyss are thrown into a terrifying new adventure, investigating the truth behind rumours of sorcery in a remote northern fief. As he stands in Grimsdell Forest, with the horrific, ghostly Night Warrior looming over him, Will must ask himself one question: is there a rational explanation . . . or does sorcery really exist?' (Publication summary)

9 7 y separately published work icon The Runaway Hug Nick Bland , Freya Blackwood (illustrator), ( trans. Kari Haijima with title だいすきだっこ )with title ダイスキ ダッコ ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2013 Z1769423 2011 single work picture book children's Lucy shares the hug with everyone in her family. Along the way it becomes softer, sleepier, bigger, even peanut-buttery. But when the hug runs away, Lucy discovers that it is not so easy to get it back (Libraries Australia).
7 4 y separately published work icon The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , ( trans. Masako Irie with title 炎橋 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2012 Z1158117 2004 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'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 . . . ' (Publication summary)

3 9 y separately published work icon Amy and Louis Libby Gleeson , Freya Blackwood (illustrator), ( trans. Mitsuyo Kakuta with title エイミーとルイス ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2011 Z1317098 2006 single work picture book children's

"Amy and Louis live next door to each other, and their lives are closely intertwined. Theirs is a life rich in imagination. But when Amy's family move to another country, the children are separated, and the colour drains out of their lives... that is until Louis discovers how to rebuild their special bond." (Source: Trove)

3 5 y separately published work icon Something Special Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo with title とくべつなお気に入り ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2011 Z830447 1984 single work children's fiction children's A young girl dreams about the past owners of the secondhand clothes she is helping her mother sort out for the school fair.
4 3 y separately published work icon The Battle for Rondo Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo )expression Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2010 Z1645632 2007-2010 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

'The heart-stopping climax to the Rondo trilogy. Peril awaits Leo and Mimi on their return to the fantastic world of Rondo. With the help of Rondo's seven best witches and wizards, their friends have made plans to combat the attacks of the Blue Queen. But it soon becomes clear that defence is not enough... ' (Libraries Australia record.)

6 9 y separately published work icon Harry and Hopper Margaret Wild , Freya Blackwood (illustrator), ( trans. Hiroshi Ishizaki with title さよならをいえるまで ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2010 Z1560898 2009 single work picture book children's 'Harry and Hopper do everything together. Hopper helps Harry with his homework and Harry helps Hopper escape from his weekly bath. At night, Hopper sneaks past Dad and goes to sleep in Harry's bed. One day, Harry comes home from school and his dog isn't there to greet him. Harry will never know the feel or the smell of Hopper again. But love is strong, and Hopper will stay with Harry as long as he needs him ...' (Libraries Australia record)
3 3 y separately published work icon Secrets of Deltora Secrets of Deltora : Exploring the Land of Dragons Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo with title Derutora ōkoku tankenki )with title デルトラ王国探検記 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2009 Z1547965 2008 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'A travel guide told from the perspective of Doran the Dragonlover, greatest of all Deltoran explorers and friend of the dragons. Follow Doran through the 7 gem territories, gaining special insight into Deltoras dangers, places of interest, and the many amazing creatures that call Deltora home.' (Provided by publisher)
3 5 y separately published work icon The Wizard of Rondo Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo )expression Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2009 Z1539305 2007-2010 single work children's fiction children's fantasy Leo and Mimi return to Rondo determined to stay out of trouble and away from their old enemy the Blue Queen. On meeting with their old friends, the two Langlanders discover that much has changed since their last visit. Bertha, the model pig, has become a local celebrity and the slippery Spoiler seems to have vanished. When the Quest team are offered a job in nearby Hobnox to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the Wizard Bing and prove that Simon, Bing's one time apprentice turned giant mushroom, is innocent, Leo and Mimi are quickly caught up in the case. But something sinister is lurking in the skies above Hobnox. The legendary Strix's castle has been sighted a mystical cloud palace where the Strix's victims are forever imprisoned and the Quest team suspect it has something to do with their investigation. Despite their good intentions, Leo and Mimi soon find themselves knee deep in trouble and sinking fast. (Source: LibrariesAustralia)
3 10 y separately published work icon The Key to Rondo Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo )expression Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2008 Z1423110 2007 single work children's fiction children's fantasy

The old music box, with its strict rules, has been carefully handed down through Leo's family for hundreds of years. Painted scenes of villages, mysterious forests, a castle on a hill and a queen in a long blue gown decorate its sides. An astounding secret is hidden beneath its gleaming black lid. Now it is Leo's music box, and although he respects the rules, his least favourite cousin, Mimi Langlander, does not. When the rules are broken, Leo's ordered life is changed forever as he and Mimi plunge together into a thrilling quest in the fantastic world of Rondo.

Source: http://www.emilyrodda.com/rondo.html (Sighted: 23/11/2007)

2 y separately published work icon Nightmare Christine Harris , ( trans. Akie Maezawa with title Supai gāru. 3, Mienai taki o oe ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2007 Z1213182 2005 single work children's fiction children's mystery 'Jesse's latest assignment is to infiltrate a sleepover camp and locate two targets. One is a C2 agent working undercover. The other is a camper with "unusual skills" who has been placed at the camp by a vicious group called Nimbus. Jesse knows that the kid she has to find is some kind of threat, but information is scarce. What she uncovers turns out to be larger and more terrifying than anyone has imagined' (Source: bookseller's website).
2 1 y separately published work icon Fugitive Christine Harris , ( trans. Akie Maezawa with title Supai gāru. 2, Nazo no A o sagase ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2007 Z1128647 2004 single work children's fiction children's mystery 'Jesse has a new assignment - a foreign agent is on the loose and C2 are desperate to find him. Anxious to prove to her partner she's not just a "thumb-sucking kid," Jesse follows the trail to a campaign group called Peace First and finds herself drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse ... is the hunter about to become the hunted?' (Source: bookseller's website).
2 2 y separately published work icon Secrets Christine Harris , ( trans. Akie Maezawa with title Supai gāru. 1, J o kanshi seyo ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2007 Z1128628 2004 single work children's fiction children's mystery 'Jesse Sharpe, child prodigy and reluctant spy, is on her first mission: to protect a young girl from a kidnap attempt. Brought up by secret organization C2, Jesse has been trained to trail suspects, plant bugs and kick occasional bad-guy butt. What she doesn't know is whether she can trust C2 and the information she's been given ... and the more she investigates the more she suspects there's something she hasn't been told' (Source: bookseller's website).
2 y separately published work icon Tales of Deltora Emily Rodda , ( trans. Machi Gōdo with title デルトラの伝說 )with title Derutora no densetsu ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2006 Z1742538 2005 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'Where did the Shadow Lord come from? How did the Ak-Baba come to be? All of Deltora's secrets revealed at last! This special edition to delight all Deltora fans, is the foundation on which the series of fifteen best-sellers was built. The amazing secrets of Deltora are revealed. Emily Rodda revisits the traditions and legends of Deltora to create a rich cultural tapestry of Deltora history. This lavish publication is the final word on Deltora, the land of monsters and magic.' (Source: Trove)
3 1 y separately published work icon The Sister of the South Emily Rodda , ( trans. Azusa Uehara with title Saigo no utahime )with title 最後の歌姬 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2005 Z1162910 2004 single work children's fiction children's fantasy "With the aid of Deltora's last dragons, Lief, Barda and Jasmine have destroyed three of the Four Sisters, evil Shadow Lord creations which are poisoning their land. Their quest will end in the city of Del, where the Sister of the South lies hidden. Del is the companions' home, but it has changed. Fear now stalks the streets, treachery lurks behind smiling faces and evil prowls the palace. Burdened by a terrible sense of foreboding, Lief knows that every step he takes leads closer to disaster. Yet he cannot stop, he cannot turn back. And in the Shadowlands the Enemy gloats, waiting for the terrifying end." (Back cover)
11 2 y separately published work icon Isle of the Dead Emily Rodda , ( trans. Azusa Uehara with title Shi no shima )with title 死の島 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2005 Z1140929 2004 single work children's fiction children's fantasy "Aided by the mysterious magic of Deltora's last dragons, Lief, Barda and Jasmine have found and destroyed two of the Four Sisters, evil Shadow Lord creations which have been poisoning Deltora. Now, aware that time is running out for the kingdom's starving people, the companions are racing to their next goal, on the wild west coast. But the Shadow Lord has become aware of their quest. And, somehow, he knows every move they make. Terrible dangers from the present and the past lie in wait for tem. And the greatest shock of all lurks in the lair of the ferocious Kobb, on the desolate Isle of the Dead." (Back cover)
3 2 y separately published work icon Shadowgate Emily Rodda , ( trans. Azusa Uehara with title Kage no mon )with title 影の門 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2005 Z1102618 2004 single work children's fiction children's fantasy "The Four Sisters, evil creations of the Shadow Lord, are poisoning Deltora and starving its people. Lief, Barda and Jasmine have found and destroyed the first of the Sisters. Now they must find the second hidden within the mountains that border the Shadowlands itself ... " (Source: Trove)
4 3 y separately published work icon Dragon's Nest Emily Rodda , ( trans. Azusa Uehara with title Ryū no su )with title 竜の巣 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2005 Z1089119 2003 single work children's fiction children's fantasy 'The evil shadow lord has been banished, but has left behind the seeds of death. Four vile creations of sorcery are hidden in the land. The companions must find them and destroy them - their only clue the fragment of an ancient map, their only help the last of Deltora's dragons...' (Source: Trove).
2 2 y separately published work icon The Deltora Book of Monsters The Deltora Book of Monsters : By Josef, Palace Librarian in the Reign of King Alton Emily Rodda , Marc McBride (illustrator), ( trans. Machi Gōdo with title デルトラ・クエスト : モンスターブック ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2003 Z970894 2001 single work picture book children's adventure fantasy Contains information about monsters and creatures, including the stories behind their creation and creators, from the Deltora Quest series.
7 1 y separately published work icon The Shadowlands Emily Rodda , ( trans. Yoshie Okada with title 影のお国 ) Tokyo : Iwasaki Shoten , 2003 Z960147 2002 single work children's fiction children's fantasy Two parts of the fabled Pirran Pipe have already been found by intrepid companions Lief, Barda and Jasmine. Finding the third and final part of the Pipe on the emerald isle of Keras, is the key to survival for the thousands of Deltorans enslaved in the Shadowlands. Can the three adventurers complete the Pipe? And can the Pipe be made whole? Or is there a trap ahead for the brave threesome? Filled with doubt, Lief, Barda and Jasmine go forward knowing that whatever happens their quest will end in the darkness and horror of the Shadowlands itself.
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