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The icebound land / John Flanagan.

By: Flanagan, John (John Anthony).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Flanagan, John Ranger's apprentice: 3.Publisher: Milsons Point, New South Wales : Random House Australia, 2005Description: 305 pages : map ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781864719062.Subject(s): Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Quests (Expeditions) -- Juvenile fiction | Slavery -- Juvenile fiction | Rescues -- Juvenile fiction | Heroes -- Juvenile fiction | Apprentices -- Juvenile fiction | Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile fictionSummary: Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt and Horace set out to rescue Will, but are constantly challenged by freelance knights. Can they make it in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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The Ranger's apprentice is about to be sold into slavery - but help can arrive from the most unexpected places . . . Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt has sworn to rescue Will, and he will do anything to keep his promise - even defy his King. Expelled from the Rangers, Halt is joined by Horace as he travels through Gallica towards Skandia. On their way, they are constantly challenged by freelance knights - otherwise known as thieving thugs. Horace knows a thing or two about combat, though, and he soon begins to attract the attention of knights and warlords for miles around with his uncanny skill. But will they be in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery?The third book in the Australian and New York Times mega-selling Ranger's Apprentice series.

Sequel to: The burning bridge.

Will and Evanlyn are bound for Skandia as the captives of the fearsome Skandian wolfship captain, Erak. Halt and Horace set out to rescue Will, but are constantly challenged by freelance knights. Can they make it in time to rescue Will from a life of slavery? Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.

For primary school age.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 5-9-The young Ranger apprentice, Will, faces capture by Skandian raiders in the icebound North in this audio presentation of John Flanagan's third installment (Philomel, 2007) in the series. Accompanied by friend Evanlyn, a young woman bearing a secret regarding her birthright, Will is tossed about in stormy seas aboard the ship of Seawolves who threaten to hold the pair hostage or sell them into slavery in Skandia, a Nordic-like homeland. New characters such as the ship's captain, Erak, are introduced by British narrator, John Keating, who deftly captures the gritty, sharp-tongued pirate voices and the soft-spoken teenaged captives. In alternating chapters, returning characters, Halt (Will's mentor) and Horace (Will's friend), are expelled from Araluen for insulting the King and decide to use the opportunity to set out and find Will. Their adventures alternate with Will and Evanlyn's dilemma and clearly steal the limelight as they travel on horseback through Gallica, being challenged at every turn by unscrupulous knights who are laugh-out-loud comical in their ineptness. Halt, as Horace's teacher, is a wise and multidimensional character, whose wry sense of humor will engage listeners and keep them on the edge of their seats as they try to anticipate his next move. Vivid imagery and detail make the medieval-like elements believable. Keating makes the production entertaining, and the cliff-hanging conclusion is sure to have fantasy fans hoping for another installment.-Vicki Reutter, Cazenovia High School, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.