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y separately published work icon Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal single work   children's fiction   children's   fantasy   adventure  
Is part of Rowan Series Emily Rodda , 1993-2003 series - author children's fiction (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal
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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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  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 1996 .
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      Extent: 151p.
      Reprinted: 1996 , 1997 three times , 1999 , 2000
      ISBN: 1862912610
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Greenwillow Books ,
      2002 .
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      Extent: 197p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Note/s:
      • Copyright date.
      ISBN: 006029776X
    • Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 2003 .
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      Extent: 151p.
      Description: illus., maps
      Note/s:
      • An Omnibus Book from Scholastic Australia.
      ISBN: 1862915377
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Rowan of Rin : The Journey Emily Rodda , Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2004 Z1177820 2004 selected work children's fiction children's fantasy adventure (taught in 2 units) In a tightly paced series of adventures the shy, self-effacing boy Rowan, an unlikely hero, takes on one exciting challenge after another to save first his village, then his people and finally the beasts he loves best, the gentle bukshah. The adventures are thrilling, the monsters terrible and the characters memorable. Norwood : Omnibus Books , 2004
    • Malvern, Unley area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Omnibus Books , 2005 .
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      Extent: 151p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 1862916373
Alternative title: Bewaarder van het kristal
Language: Dutch
    • Antwerp, Belgium, Western Europe, Europe,: Facet , 1998 .
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      Extent: 151p.
      ISBN: 9050162371, 9789050162371

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Works about this Work

Untitled Anne St. John , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , March/April vol. 78 no. 2 2002; (p. 217-218)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kay Weisman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , January vol. 98 no. 9-10 2002; (p. 859)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 1997 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 41 no. 3 1997; (p. 4-13)
An overview of the entries, shortlisted, and award winners for the 1997 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award
Untitled Ashley Freeman , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 41 no. 1 1997; (p. 35)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 12 no. 1 1997; (p. 35)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Untitled Ashley Freeman , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 41 no. 1 1997; (p. 35)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Little to Excite Little Readers Stephen Sewell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2 August 1997; (p. 10)

— Review of Hannah Plus One Libby Gleeson , 1996 single work children's fiction ; Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Bright and Bubbly Language' Laurie Copping , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 August 1997; (p. C10)

— Review of Hannah Plus One Libby Gleeson , 1996 single work children's fiction ; Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kevin Steinberger , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 12 no. 1 1997; (p. 35)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kay Weisman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , January vol. 98 no. 9-10 2002; (p. 859)

— Review of Rowan and the Keeper of the Crystal Emily Rodda , 1996 single work children's fiction
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 1997 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 41 no. 3 1997; (p. 4-13)
An overview of the entries, shortlisted, and award winners for the 1997 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award
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