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John Flanagan, author of the international phenomenon Ranger's Apprentice, createsa world of seafaring adventures, treacherous pirates and epic battles in Brotherband.

In Skandia, there is only one way to become a warrior. Boys are chosen for teams calledbrotherbands and must endure three months of gruelling training in seamanship, weaponsand battle tactics. It's brotherband against brotherband, fighting it out in a series ofchallenges. There can be only one winner.When Hal Mikkelson finds himself the unwilling leader of a brotherband made up ofoutcasts, he must step up to the challenge. The Heron brotherband might not have thestrength and numbers of the other two teams, but with inventiveness, ingenuity and courageon their side, they might just surprise everyone.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781741664492

    November 1, 2011

    Random House Australia Children's

    464 pages

    RRP $23.00

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  • EBook

    9781742754550

    October 26, 2011

    RHA eBooks Child

    464 pages

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Article
Brotherband: 6 Things

John Flanagan shares the inside word on his bestselling fantasy series.

Awards and Recognition

  • WA Premier's Book Awards
    2011
    Shortlisted
    Children's Books
  • Aurealis Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Best Children's Fiction
  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Older Children
  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Older Readers
  • Inky Awards
    2012
    Longlisted
    Gold Inky Award for an Australian Book
  • Queensland Literary Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Children's Book
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Older Readers