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Issue Details: First known date: 1993-2003... 1993-2003 Rowan Series
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y separately published work icon Rowan of Rin Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1993 Z797986 1993 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure (taught in 1 units)

The people of Rin have long lived in the shadow of the Mountain, hearing the dragon's roar every morning and evening. When the village's precious stream stops flowing, a frightening journey must be undertaken up the Mountain to the stream's source. To the hardy villagers of Rin, the boy Rowan is a timid weakling. Yet because only he can read the magical map, it is Rowan who must brave the unknown terrors of the Mountain to save the village and solve a witch's riddle.

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y separately published work icon Rowan and the Travellers Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1994 Z818576 1994 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure The witch Sheba is tormented by a strange riddle. Then the travellers pay a visit to Rin and the whole town begins to fall asleep. What does the riddle mean? Only the young boy Rowan can solve the riddle as he embarks on an adventure in order to save the whole town.
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y separately published work icon Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1996 Z913428 1996 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure When the man from distant Maris delivers his mysterious message to the people of Rin, Rowan is shocked to discover that it is he who must try to fulfil an ancient promise. Within hours Rowan is travelling far from home, all the way to the glittering sea and into the strange world of the Maris people. But who can he trust and is he brave enough to face the terrors ahead?
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y separately published work icon Rowan and the Zebak Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 1999 Z820264 1999 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure When his little sister Annad is snatched from Rin by a monstrous flying creature, Rowan must travel to the distant land of Rin's ancient enemies, the Zebak, to rescue her. The journey is a perilous one, and Rowan and his companions have only a series of mysterious, riddling prophecies to guide them. At the end of their quest they come upon an even greater mystery, and an extraordinary secret is revealed.
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y separately published work icon Rowan of the Bukshah Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2003 Z1013873 2003 single work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure

In this the final story in the Rowan Series, the witch Sheba has spoken, and Rowan knows he has no choice but to obey. The coldest winter in living memory is destroying the people of Rin, and he must do what he can to save them. But Sheba's mysterious rhyme speaks of sacrifice and Rowan is very afraid as he sets out on the most terrifying quest of his life, her final words ringing in his ears.

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First known date: 1993-2003

Works about this Work

Depth and Quality to Keep Every Child Happy Ronni Phillips , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 December 2004; (p. 21)
Another World... With Emily Rodda Jane Campbell (interviewer), 2003 single work interview
— Appears in: Classroom , vol. 23 no. 4 2003; (p. 6-8)
Another World... With Emily Rodda Jane Campbell (interviewer), 2003 single work interview
— Appears in: Classroom , vol. 23 no. 4 2003; (p. 6-8)
Depth and Quality to Keep Every Child Happy Ronni Phillips , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 December 2004; (p. 21)
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