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The Battle for Skandia Audiobook

The Battle for Skandia: Ranger's Apprentice, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of the phenomenally popular Ranger's Apprentice series, John Flanagan is one of the biggest names in young adult fiction.

In the fourth book of this engrossing series, trouble besets Will and Evanlyn as they attempt to return to Araluen from the icebound land of Skandia. Evanlyn is taken captive, and two kingdoms fall into ultimate peril.

©2006 John Flanagan; (P)2008 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Patrick Derby, KS, United States 03-06-10
    Patrick Derby, KS, United States 03-06-10 Listener Since 2006
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    "easy listening"

    The book and the narrator did a good job. It is a young readers book but it was a good escape for me to listen to on my way to and from work. The series is comfortable and I will listen to one in between heavier listening books.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Emily Portland, OR, United States 07-27-13
    Emily Portland, OR, United States 07-27-13 Member Since 2016

    Estate planning lawyer and mom to two boys. My older son liked audiobooks as an infant, and I've listened to a lot since then.

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    "One of the Better Ranger's Apprentice books"
    Where does The Battle for Skandia rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The Ranger's Apprentice series, both the story and narration, are among my favorites of the books I have listened to with my children. And this is one of our favorites in the series.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Battle for Skandia?

    The reunion of the main characters.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    All of the scenes with Halt are wonderful. He is a funny character and his relationships with the younger characters are perfect.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm always looking for books that are suitable to listen to with my 11 year old son (and sometimes his older brother) that I can tolerate or even enjoy. This series is just amazing in that regard. I have enjoyed the storyline, the characters, and the narrator as much as my son. For both of us, these books are our favorites to put on. I'll be sad when the series is over.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kristy Kansas City, MO, United States 07-10-12
    Kristy Kansas City, MO, United States 07-10-12

    A Book Addict who found she could clean house and get her book fix with audio books.

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    "Great Youth Read"

    John Flannagan puts together a wonderful world of adventure with characters you care about and challenges that require unique strengths. Similar to Harry Potter only in that you get to watch the heros and heroines grow from children into adults to be proud of. I reccommend it for anyone.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 03-25-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Inconsistent voice acting"

    Love this series and have read it through several times. My biggest contention with the audio book performance is the inconsistency in the voices of Will and Horace. Sometimes and seemingly at random, their voices jump from shrill to adolescent breaking and in the case of Horace there were instances in which he sounded years older than Will by virtue of how deep his voice could drop.

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    Jennifer R. Morin 03-22-17 Member Since 2015
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    "great installment to the series. Very enjoyable"

    this was a really fun book. I highly recommend it. great performance by the reader too.

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    IzyMoe 03-20-17
    IzyMoe 03-20-17

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    "Amazing"

    This is an amazing book! I just wonder why the narrators voice kept changing. Still, I am stunned at how great this book is.

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    Amazon Customer 03-18-17 Member Since 2011
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    "such a great read"

    this is a great book to read as a family...it has a great plot and leaves you excited to continue the journey with will.

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    Shanthrax Salt Lake City, UT, United States 02-27-17
    Shanthrax Salt Lake City, UT, United States 02-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "😀😁😍😘"

    This is an awesome book I loved the story line and Erak all of a sudden turning good I just which Alyss was in it this would have made the story more enjoyable for me.

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    Katrina in AK 01-26-17
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    "COOL !!!"

    This is cool !!! No no no no no no no no no no no no no on lol lo

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    T. Moushey Seattle, WA USA 07-21-16
    T. Moushey Seattle, WA USA 07-21-16 Member Since 2017

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    "Wow"

    Love these books so much!!!
    I have listened to them at least 6 times by now!

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