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Is part of Ranger's Apprentice John Flanagan , 2004 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Ruins of Gorlan
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'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)

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    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2004 .
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      Extent: 281p.
      ISBN: 0759320756
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 2013 .
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      Extent: 280p.
      ISBN: 9780857981813

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Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , November no. 3 2005; (p. 20)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan Joy Lawn , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 13 no. 1 2005; (p. 27)
A Warrior's Heart Nick Hardcastle , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Limelight , February 2005; (p. 54)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
Untitled Tina Cavanough , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 19 no. 5 2004; (p. 34)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
Untitled Tina Cavanough , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 19 no. 5 2004; (p. 34)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
A Warrior's Heart Nick Hardcastle , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Limelight , February 2005; (p. 54)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
Untitled Mike Shuttleworth , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Newsletter of the Australian Centre for Youth Literature , November no. 3 2005; (p. 20)

— Review of The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan , 2004 single work children's fiction
The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan Joy Lawn , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 13 no. 1 2005; (p. 27)
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