Author(s): John Flanagan
"It's time for a showdown. Pirates vs Skandians. Bring it on, Herons! With Zavac and his ship, the Raven,well ahead of the Heron, Hal has a huge task ahead of him in finding the pirate and retrieving the precious artefact Zavac stole from the Skandians. The Heron brotherband must undertake a long and dangerous river journey to hunt their prey. But even if they survive the journey, are they ready to confront Zavac in his lair? The third book in the New York Times bestselling Brotherband series, from the author of the international phenomenon, Ranger's Apprentice."
John Flanagan's bestselling RANGER'S APPRENTICE adventure series originally comprised twenty short stories, which John wrote to encourage his twelve-year-old son, Michael, to enjoy reading. The series has come a long way since then. Now sold to more than twenty countries, the series regularly appears on the NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller List and has been shortlisted for children's book awards in Australia and overseas. John, a former television and advertising writer, lives with his wife, Leonie, in the Sydney beachside suburb of Manly. He is currently writing further titles in the RANGER'S APPRENTICE series as well as the exciting new BROTHERBAND series.