The Battle of Hackham Heath

The Battle of Hackham Heath

Book - 2016
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John Flanagan, author of the bestselling Ranger's Apprentice fantasy adventure epic , delivers a second prequel to Ruins of Gorlan, the novel that started it all, with Halt and Crowley preparing for war against a near-unstoppable enemy

When the former Baron Morgarath escaped to avoid punishment for treason, an uneasy peace fell on Araluen. But Morgarath, now in hiding, is already planning his next move, recruiting an army of savage, overpowering beasts known as Wargals. Newly crowned King Duncan knows he must assemble his troops for battle.

To find out the full extent of Morgarath's plan of attack, Halt prepares for a seemingly impossible task--climbing the deadly cliffs of the Mountains of Rain and Night and venturing deep into enemy territory to spy. After all, the winner of this war could be determined by one wrong move.

At the Battle of Hackham Heath, the fate of a Kingdom will be decided. This origin story of how Halt came to be Araluen's most famous Ranger - and how war will decide the future of the next generation - will thrill Ranger's Apprentice fans and new readers alike.
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2016.
ISBN: 9780399163623
Branch Call Number: J FIC Flana
Characteristics: 346 pages : map ; 24 cm.


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Oct 14, 2019

I like the elaboration on what happen before the Rangers Apprentice.

Aug 19, 2019

I loved the series. The books were so captivating I couldn't put them down. I give the series a rating of 5/5 stars.

Apr 29, 2019

super goodđź‘Ś

Feb 15, 2018

Not all together amazing, but still pretty good.

Jul 05, 2017

John Flanagan’s - The Battle of Hackham Heath - Ranger’s Apprentice – The Early Years Book 2 was my least loved book by this author and it was my 19th book. My son, now a young man, has read all of Flanagan’s books and in most cases, books have been read 5 - 9 times each.

To parents of young boys - If you want to get your son reading, start him with 'The Ruins of Gorlan' - Ranger’s Apprentice – Book 1. By the time he is finished Book one or half way through Book 2 'The Burning Bridge,' he will be smitten and will want to finish all 12 books and you will have a reader in the house. Senior Doctor-at-Bass! D. A.

mandysue98 Jan 03, 2017

This was not my favorite Ranger's Apprentice book. I love Halt and Crowley and I enjoyed seeing more about them, but the book seemed to jump a lot in order to accommodate an entire war within the book. It was still very understandable but there was little transition between events, and the last few battles were skipped over completely. There was one story from the Lost Stories that should have been at least summarized in this book in order to make the epilogue more contingent with the book. Otherwise, I greatly enjoyed it and would recommend this book.

Dec 09, 2016

Just watch the anime

Its a great book in a great series, but not the best.

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mandysue98 Jan 03, 2017

mandysue98 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

hadisyed_0 Dec 20, 2016

hadisyed_0 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 99


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hadisyed_0 Dec 20, 2016

everyone dieed

i didnt read it yet


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