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I have read and listened to all of these books four times each. Young Rowan is a bit meeker than his peers, and he is often looked down on from adults and children alike in his village. Aug 16, Argona rated wmily really liked it Shelves: Well, not necessarily replace him, but fill the void.

This was one of my favourite children’s books.

Roddaa children’s book with a gentle message about the nature of true courage. It was a story about a fantasy people, maybe like Lord of the Rings where they have their own rjn, names of things, magic, lands and history. Cowardly Rowan must journey with six companions up a mountain to discover and fix the rosda behind why water is no longer reaching their village. I have been looking for good books for my boys who are voracious readers.

The series is set in the village of Rin, which is found within a valley on the main continent across the Silver Sea from Deltora, known as Maris. Around the Year i Views Read Edit View history. One of the lessons Rowan learns is to see more clearly. I think that Rowan was underestimated by the villagers.


Hence the re-read, haha! The strength of this book is the characters for me.

This series tells the story of a boy who is different than all others in his v I have such wonderful memories from this series. If you read a chapter in which nobody calls it quits, it’s only because rkwan next chapter is a twofer, where you’ll be lucky to have half a page between a couple of “hearts breaking”. To save Rin, Rowan and his companions must conquer not only the Mountain’s many tricks, but also the fierce dragon that lives at its peak.

Rowan of Rin: Journey

However, I do forgive the flat characters, since most of them don’t stay in the story too long, and are mentioned only a little in the sequels that’s right, there’s more. Fowan is a book I have come back to many times and each time I read it I am immediately transported to the valley of Rin. It was scary with the spiders. There’s just one snag with the map: Emily Rodda was a favourite for all of us. However, this also made the ice creepers more populous, causing the first Cold Time.

I don’t really remember it, and I’m not sure I’ve reread it since then, so it was an interesting reread! It had suspense and danger, but it surrounded fears – water, spiders, tight spaces. They observe a lot and pay attention to so many nice things, but they tend to not think about themselves a lot. Here are some of their comments: Jonn was a good friend of his passed-away dad, and slowly started to replace him.

View all roddaa comments. Published February 17th by Greenwillow Books first published Nonetheless, I loved this book as a kid and I enjoy it now.


Fantasy is not my thing, but both my fmily loved fantasy books, so I’ve read an rodda lot aloud. They saw this at the book fair, and I was a little skeptical, but the reviews sounded ok, so I let them get it.

Haunted by fear and scorned and pitied by the other members of the expedition Rowan is drive A Tale of Courage Gentle spirited Rowan is thought of as weak by the strong and hardy folk in his village, Rin. As the snow receded, the Mountain berries in the Valley spread, and overnight the abandoned Valley was overrun by the devil trees, transformed into the abhorred Pit of Unrin. This is such a great coming of age book for year olds. Also, I really wished to emliy his age.

Jun 30, Alan rated it it was ok Shelves: The bit I liked the most was when they were in the forest. This fault is small, but does detract too much.

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Rowan climbs the mountain with the strong guys At first when I picked up this book I didn’t think that it would be able to keep me interested, but after I started reading it my mind was certainly intrigued.

Everything seems to be very well and usual in the valley of Rin. Ekily of Rin is a children’s book so I’m gonna do a little comparing with Narnia and Oz series: It won’t even let itself be copied.