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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
  • Queensland Literary Awards
    2012
    Shortlisted
    Children's Book
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2013
    Shortlisted
    Older Readers

Also by John Flanagan

Ranger's Apprentice 1: The Ruins Of Gorlan
Ranger's Apprentice 2: The Burning Bridge
Ranger's Apprentice The Early Years 2: The Battle of Hackham Heath
Ranger's Apprentice 3: The Icebound Land
Ranger's Apprentice 4: Oakleaf Bearers
Ranger's Apprentice 12: The Royal Ranger
Ranger's Apprentice 7: Erak's Ransom
Ranger's Apprentice The Early Years 1: The Tournament at Gorlan
Ranger's Apprentice 6: The Siege Of Macindaw
Ranger's Apprentice 5: Sorcerer In The North
Brotherband 6: The Ghostfaces
Ranger's Apprentice 9: Halt's Peril
Ranger's Apprentice 11: The Lost Stories
Ranger's Apprentice 8: The Kings of Clonmel
Brotherband 5: Scorpion Mountain
Ranger's Apprentice 10: The Emperor Of Nihon-Ja
Brotherband 7: The Caldera
The Grey Raider
Brotherband 4: Slaves of Socorro
Brotherband 3: The Hunters
Brotherband 2: The Invaders

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Inheritance
Eldest
Alice-Miranda in Hollywood
Friday Barnes 1: Girl Detective
Hollow City
Two Wolves
The Martian
Boy Overboard
Our Australian Girl: The Rose Stories
Fallen
Lintang and the Pirate Queen
Danny The Champion Of The World
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