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Can sworn enemies fight side by side to save their lives and their kingdoms?

Just as spring approaches and Will and Evanlyn can finally escape Skandia, Evanlyn is carried off by mysterious horsemen. Will sets out after them, but one boy against six fierce Temujai warriors is impossible odds - even for a Ranger's apprentice. Halt and Horace arrive just in time. But there is no time to celebrate as Halt realises these Temujai are only the scouts for a massive invasion force. The four Araluens must work together with the Skandians to defeat the invaders - if the Oberjarl will accept their help.


* Finalist for the 2006 Aurealis Award - Children's Novel

* 'Oakleaf Bearers is another exciting adventure book in the Ranger's Apprentice series . . . I think this book would appeal to those who like the adventure genre, because the whole book is basically about adventure.' Vu, aged 15, www.goldcreek.act.edu.au/yara/

* 'This thrilling series has taken off around the world with boys and girls 11 and up crying out for more.' ABA Kids' Reading Guide 2005-2006

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    September 1, 2009

    Random House Australia Children's

    336 pages

    RRP $23.00

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    May 1, 2010

    RHA eBooks Child

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